Simple Definition of cranny
: a small opening or space
Examples of cranny in a sentence
We saw strange, colorful creatures in the crannies of the reef while scuba diving.
We explored every cranny of the old castle.
Origin of cranny
Middle English crany, from Middle French cren, cran notch
First Known Use: 15th century
CRANNY Defined for Kids
Definition of cranny for Students
1 : a small break or slit (as in a cliff)
2 : a place that is not generally known or noticed
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