Synonyms for cant

Synonyms for (noun) cant

Synonyms: bevel, cant, chamfer

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

Similar words: edge

Definition: a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object

Usage: he rounded the edges of the box


Synonyms: buzzword, cant

Definition: stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition

Similar words: hokum, bunk, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality

Definition: a message that seems to convey no meaning


Synonyms: cant, pious platitude

Definition: insincere talk about religion or morals

Similar words: talk, talking

Definition: an exchange of ideas via conversation

Usage: let's have more work and less talk around here


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: non-standard speech

Definition: speech that differs from the usual accepted, easily recognizable speech of native adult members of a speech community


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: slope, side, incline

Definition: an elevated geological formation

Usage: he climbed the steep slope; the house was built on the side of a mountain

Synonyms for (verb) cant

Synonyms: tilt, pitch, slant, cant, cant over

Definition: heel over

Usage: The tower is tilting; The ceiling is slanting

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right