the can

noun

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US, informal

1 : the part of the body that one sits on : buttocks If you ask me, what he needs is a good kick in the can.

2 : a room with a toilet : bathroom He locked himself in the can and wouldn't come out.

3 : toilet sitting on the can

4 : a prison or jail The cops threw him in the can.

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