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Definition of cranny noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



(pl. crannies)
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  • a very small hole or opening, especially in a wall
  • Idioms
    every nook and cranny (informal)
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    every part of a place; every aspect of a situation The wind blew into every nook and cranny. She always explored every nook and cranny of a business deal.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cranny