Meaning of CANT in English


n. 1 hypocrisy, insincerity, sham, pretence, humbug, sanctimony, sanctimoniousness, lip-service, affectedness, pretension He wasn't really enthusiastic - all that talk was just cant 2 jargon, shop, shop-talk, argot, vernacular, slang, dialect, patois, Creole, pidgin, gobbledegook or gobbledygook, Colloq lingo The criminals use a cant not understood by those outside their fraternity

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