(as) cunning as a fox

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(as) cunning as a fox

Exceptionally clever, cunning, or shrewd, especially in devious or underhanded ways. He thought he was being cunning as a fox in the way he had been skimming money from the cash registers, but management caught up with him eventually. The novel centers around the cat-and-mouse chase between a police detective and a thief who is as cunning as a fox. She may come off as nothing but smiles and sunshine, but trust me—she's cunning as a fox!
See also: cunning, fox
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