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canned

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of canned

  1. 1 using or marked by the use of something else as a basis or model there's a canned quality to the screenplay that reminds you of countless other action movies Synonyms of canned apish, imitative, emulative, epigonic (or epigonous), formulaic, mimetic, mimic, slavish, unoriginalWords Related to canned copied, cribbed, plagiarized; artificial, bogus, factitious, fake, false, imitation, man-made, mock, sham, simulated, substitute, synthetic; duplicated, photocopied, reduplicated, reproduced, transcribed; backup; counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading; cut-and-dried (also cut-and-dry), perfunctory, routine, uninspiredNear Antonyms of canned authentic, bona fide, legitimate, true; genuine, natural, real; classic, ideal, modelAntonyms of canned archetypal (also archetypical), original

  2. 2 slang  being under the influence of alcohol if you think she's boring now, you should talk to her when she's canned Synonyms of canned besotted, blasted [slang], blind, blitzed [slang], blotto [slang], bombed, boozy, drunk [slang], cockeyed, crocked, drunken, fried, gassed, hammered [slang], high, impaired, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, juiced [slang], lit, lit up, loaded [slang], looped, oiled [slang], pickled, pie-eyed, plastered, potted [slang], ripped [slang], sloshed [slang], smashed [slang], sottish, soused, sozzled, squiffed (or squiffy), stewed, stiff, stinking [slang], stoned, tanked [slang], tiddly [chiefly British], tight, tipsy, wasted [slang], wet, wiped out [slang]Words Related to canned maudlin; beery; befuddled, bleary-eyed, crapulous, dopey (also dopy), rocky, strung out, stupefied; debauched, dissipated, dissolute; alcoholic, bibulous, dipsomaniacalNear Antonyms of canned abstemious, abstinent, dry, temperate, teetotal; clearheaded, cool, level, steadyAntonyms of canned sober, straight



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