clear-sighted, relaxed, heady, discreet, comfy, chary, cagy, thrifty, watchful, careful, discerning, scotch, hardheaded, able, cozy, sharp-witted, provident, cautious, frugal, hard-boiled, savvy, apt, academic, economical, save, sparing, saving, clear-eyed, ability, prudent, snug, cagey
intelligent (part of speech: adjective)
cunning (part of speech: adjective)
intuitive (part of speech: adjective)
knowing (part of speech: adjective)
witty (part of speech: adjective)
funny, brilliant, dry, ingenious, facetious, subtle, smart, astute, waggish, sparkling, foxy, wily, tricky, shrewd, pithy, clever, sarcastic, urbane, witty, adroit, crafty, pointed, intelligent, sharp, scintillating, inventive, joking, comical, quick-witted, deft, cunning, quick, sophisticated, sly, resourceful, artful, jocular, scurrilous, droll
- We had there merchants from Philadelphia and New York, politicians from canny New England and not less canny Pennsylvania. - "54-40 or Fight", Emerson Hough.
- Ca' canny, they'll be tellin' ye, but not I! - "Between You and Me", Sir Harry Lauder.
- Oh, these Scotch are canny people and wonderfully logical. - "The Day of Judgment", Joseph Hocking.