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1. canary

noun. ['kəˈnɛri'] someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police.

Synonyms

  • betrayer
  • snitch
  • blabber
  • stoolpigeon
  • rat
  • stoolie
  • sneaker
  • informer
  • snitcher
  • fink
  • sneak
  • squealer

Antonyms

  • ink-black
  • bluish-gray
  • sooty-black
  • brown-gray

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Words that Rhyme with Canary

  • francesmary
  • tagliaferri
  • palminteri
  • balistreri
  • montazeri
  • canzoneri
  • bollettieri
  • st_mary
  • pusateri
  • prosperi
  • palmieri
  • glengarry
  • contrary
  • camilleri
  • barillari
  • sunseri
  • spiteri
  • silveri
  • scuderi
  • ranieri
  • plumeri
  • palmeri
  • oliveri
  • mcsherry
  • mcquerry
  • mcnary
  • mcnairy
  • mccrary
  • mcclary
  • macsharry

Example sentences of the word canary


1. Noun, singular or mass
Record stores were the canary in the coal mine for local specialty stores.

2. Adjective
Feed a canary the right foods in the right amounts, and it will sing and thrive.

Quotes containing the word canary


1. To me, Green Arrow in the past, what people loved about Oliver Queen pre-New 52 was his relationships with other heroes. Like his friendship with Green Lantern, his animosity with Hawkman, his romance with Black Canary - these are all the things that sort of defined him.
- Jeff Lemire

2. canary-yellow

adjective. having the color of a canary; of a light to moderate yellow.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white

3. canary

noun. ['kəˈnɛri'] any of several small Old World finches.

Synonyms

  • canary bird
  • Serinus canaria
  • genus Serinus
  • common canary
  • Serinus

Antonyms

  • unconcealed
  • ride
  • refrain
  • achromatic color

4. canary

adjective. ['kəˈnɛri'] having the color of a canary; of a light to moderate yellow.

Synonyms

  • chromatic

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • fire

5. canary

noun. ['kəˈnɛri'] a female singer.

Synonyms

  • vocalist
  • vocaliser
  • singer

Antonyms

  • uncolored
  • off-white
  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray

6. canary

noun. ['kəˈnɛri'] a moderate yellow with a greenish tinge.

Synonyms

  • yellowness
  • yellow

Antonyms

  • healthy
  • unsensational
  • new
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