canned

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  • IPA(key): /kænd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ænd

Adjective[edit]

canned (not comparable)

  1. Preserved in cans.
    canned tomatoes
  2. (by extension) Previously prepared; not fresh or new; standardized, mass produced, or lacking originality or customization.
    The form letter included a canned answer stating that what I asked was against policy.
    • 1998, Dr. Dobb's Journal: Software Tools for the Professional Programmer
      Unfortunately, some of the canned code, which Visual C++ gives to you when creating an application, is not CE aware and gives you compile errors.
  3. (slang) Drunk.
  4. Terminated, fired from a job.

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Verb[edit]

canned

  1. simple past tense and past participle of can

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