canned

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

canned

adjective \ˈkand\

: preserved in a metal or glass container

: prepared or recorded at an earlier time for use in television, radio, etc.

: not original or special

Full Definition of CANNED

1
a :  prepared or recorded in advance; especially :  prepared in standardized form for nonspecific use or wide distribution <canned laughter> <canned music>
b :  lacking originality or individuality as if mass-produced <canned sales pitch>
2
slang :  drunk 1a

Examples of CANNED

  1. The salesperson kept using the same canned phrases.
  2. <there's a canned quality to the screenplay that reminds you of countless other action movies>

First Known Use of CANNED

1904

Rhymes with CANNED

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