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can

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of CAN

1
a metal container in the shape of a cylinder <the shelter stores huge cans of water for an emergency>
Synonyms barrel, canister (also cannister), drum, tin
Related Words bucket, pail; cannikin; tin can
2
a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody <the protesters were rounded up and thrown in the can>
Near Antonyms outside
3
a room furnished with a fixture for flushing body waste <excuse me, I need to use the can>
Synonyms bath, bathroom, bog [British], can, cloakroom [British], comfort station, convenience [chiefly British], head, john, latrine, lavatory, loo [chiefly British], potty, restroom, washroom, water closet
4
the part of the body upon which someone sits <she claims a guy on the subway gave her a pinch on the can>
Synonyms backside, behind, booty (also bootie) [slang], bottom, breech, bum, buns, butt, caboose, can, cheeks, derriere (or derrière), duff, fanny, fundament, hams, haunches, heinie [slang], hunkers, keister (also keester) [slang], nates, posterior, rear, rear end, rump, seat, tail, tail end, tush [slang]
Related Words beam, stern; moon [slang]
May 27, 2015
riot act Hear it
a vigorous reprimand or warning
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