A cranny is a small space or area. You might find a cranny in the wall of a cave or under a couch.

  • The cranny under the bed is a great place to hide things.

  • The cranny under the sink is a great place to hide valuables.

Definition of cranny


a long narrow depression in a surface


chap, crack, crevice, fissure


a small opening or crevice (especially in a rock face or wall)

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Example Sentences for cranny

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    I checked every nook and cranny of this place..

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    Not over and over again in every nook and cranny.

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    Active in every nook and cranny ofWikipedia and it's policies.

  • 4

    Ah, the fun of finding the nooks and crannies of Wikipedia

  • 5

    To get familiarised with all the nooks and crannies ofWikipedia.

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    Antique pieces and collectibles fill every nook and cranny.

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    Dispersed and seemingly absent, yet it fills every nook and cranny.

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    She also performed in a duo with Cranny accompanying on guitar and keyboards.

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    You don't need to know every nook and cranny ofWikipedia.

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    Damascus made Oriental lamps hung from every corner and cranny hang.