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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Insincere talk. Also: A slanting surface.

Usage examples (32)
  • The bevel on the jewel had a very steep cant.
  • This kind of cant is nowadays a pure anachronism, for the Northern business man is no longer prosperous.
  • A fixed Muzzy has been proven time and time again cant go wrong
  • Hussein's lead dwindles while ole man McCain cant seem to get out of his own way. for more
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  • I "can't" (can not) believe the political "cant" (hypocritical speech) has gone this far.
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