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.
Recent Examples of cranny from the Web
Journalists see themselves — and the Left flatteringly sees them — as warriors for truth, exposing light in every dark nook and cranny of the Trump administration.
Ever elusive, octopuses are a common sight in the nooks and crannies of the forest.
A damp microfiber cloth should be enough to take care of most of the dirt on your phone—fortunately, a lot of handsets are now waterproof, making your job easier—but some cotton buds can dig out dirt from nooks and crannies.
You are encouraged to eat them with your hands; the best way to pry the soft meat from the nooks and crannies of the bones.
But as much as Hidalgo knows about every nook and cranny of the Star Wars universe, he and Lucasfilm did not reveal any extra details about Benicio Del Toro’s enigmatic character—not even his name.
That gave me more specific incentive than usual to search for secrets in every nook and cranny.
This year over Labor Day weekend, Accidental will take over the Hilarities stage, the Cabaret stage and several other nooks and crannies of the Pickwick & Frolic restaurant and entertainment complex on East Fourth Street.
From the locker room to the best seat in the house, columnist Mike Bianchi explores every nook and cranny of the Lions’ new home.
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Origin and Etymology of cranny
Middle English crany, from Middle French cren, cran notch
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
CRANNY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cranny for English Language Learners
: a small opening or space
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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