• Canted Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Having angles; as, a six canted bolt head; a canted window.
  2. (a.) Inclined at an angle to something else; tipped; sloping.
  3. (imp. & p. p.) of Cant

Atilt, Leaning, Tilted, Tipped,

• Cant Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A piece of wood laid upon the deck of a vessel to support the bulkheads.
  2. (n.) A segment forming a side piece in the head of a cask.
  3. (n.) The use of religious phraseology without understanding or sincerity; empty, solemn speech, implying what is not felt; hypocrisy.
  4. (n.) An outer or external angle.
  5. (v. i.) To speak in a whining voice, or an affected, singsong tone.
  6. (v. t.) To cut off an angle from, as from a square piece of timber, or from the head of a bolt.
  7. (n.) A segment of he rim of a wooden cogwheel.
  8. (v. t.) To give a sudden turn or new direction to; as, to cant round a stick of timber; to cant a football.
  9. (n.) A call for bidders at a public sale; an auction.
  10. (n.) A sudden thrust, push, kick, or other impulse, producing a bias or change of direction; also, the bias or turn so give; as, to give a ball a cant.
  11. (v. t.) To incline; to set at an angle; to tilt over; to tip upon the edge; as, to cant a cask; to cant a ship.
  12. (n.) The idioms and peculiarities of speech in any sect, class, or occupation.
  13. (n.) A corner; angle; niche.
  14. (a.) Of the nature of cant; affected; vulgar.
  15. (v. t.) to sell by auction, or bid a price at a sale by auction.
  16. (n.) An affected, singsong mode of speaking.
  17. (n.) An inclination from a horizontal or vertical line; a slope or bevel; a titl.
  18. (v. i.) To use pretentious language, barbarous jargon, or technical terms; to talk with an affectation of learning.
  19. (v. i.) To make whining pretensions to goodness; to talk with an affectation of religion, philanthropy, etc.; to practice hypocrisy; as, a canting fanatic.
  20. (n.) Vulgar jargon; slang; the secret language spoker by gipsies, thieves, tramps, or beggars.

Argot, Bank, Bevel, Beveled, Camber, Chamfer, Jargon, Lingo, Patois, Pitch, Slang, Slant, Tilt, Vernacular,

• Cant Definition & Synonyms

  1. () A colloquial contraction for can not.