low cunning

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of low cunning

chiefly British
:clever but morally bad and dishonest methods
  • He succeeded through a combination of charm and low cunning.

Word by Word Definitions

low play
  1. : moo

  1. : the deep sustained sound characteristic especially of a cow

  1. : having a small upward extension or elevation

  2. : situated or passing little above a reference line, point, or plane

  3. : having a low-cut neckline

  1. : something that is low: such as

  2. : depth

  3. : a region of low barometric pressure

  1. : flame, blaze

  1. : flame, blaze

cunning play
  1. : dexterous or crafty in the use of special resources (such as skill or knowledge) or in attaining an end

  2. : characterized by wiliness and trickery

  3. : prettily appealing : cute

  1. : dexterous skill and subtlety (as in inventing, devising, or executing)

  2. : craft, slyness

  3. : knowledge, learning


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