Definition of canned
- canned peaches
- canned pumpkin
- canned laughter
- canned music
- a canned speech
The salesperson kept using the same canned phrases.
there's a canned quality to the screenplay that reminds you of countless other action movies
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: preserved in a metal or glass container
: prepared or recorded at an earlier time for use in television, radio, etc.
: not original or special
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