cants|canted|cantingkænt noun +stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition +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 +a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves) +insincere talk about religion or morals +two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees verb +heel over
The criminals use a cant not understood by those outside their fraternity.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb +noun[U] statements, especially about moral or religious issues, that are not sincere and that you cannot trust Synonym: HYPOCRISY His speech was full of political, social and religious cant. +verb[V, VN] (formal) to be or put sth in a sloping position
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