Cranny - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkræni|  American pronunciation of the word cranny
Brit.  |ˈkrani|  British pronunciation of the word cranny


- a long narrow depression in a surface (syn: chap, crack, crevice, fissure)
- a small opening or crevice (especially in a rock face or wall)


We saw strange, colorful creatures in the crannies of the reef while scuba diving.

We explored every cranny of the old castle.

The toad hid itself in a cranny in the wall.

We searched every nook and cranny.

he explored every nook and cranny of science

Word forms

singular: cranny
plural: crannies
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