Definitions for cant

Definitions for (noun) cant

Main entry: bevel, cant, chamfer

Definition: two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees

Main entry: buzzword, cant

Definition: stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition

Main entry: cant, pious platitude

Definition: insincere talk about religion or morals

Main entry: vernacular, patois, cant, slang, argot, jargon, lingo

Definition: a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

Usage: they don't speak our lingo

Main entry: bank, camber, cant

Definition: 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

Definitions for (verb) cant

Main entry: tilt, pitch, slant, cant, cant over

Definition: heel over

Usage: The tower is tilting; The ceiling is slanting

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