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  Definition of Cant
  1. two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
  2. stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
  3. insincere talk about religion or morals
  4. a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don''t speak our lingo"
  5. a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
  6. heel over; "The tower is tilting"; "The ceiling is slanting"
Similar Words: bevel, chamfer, buzzword, pious platitude, jargon, slang, lingo, argot, patois, vernacular, bank, camber, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch

 

Hyponyms: splay, street name, rhyming slang, cock

 

Derivational Morphology: bevel, chamfer, furrow, chase, cant over, tilt, slant, pitch, slang, camber, rake, rock, careen, sway, tilter, bank

 

 
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