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Synonyms for canary
kəˈnɛər ica·na·ry

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  1. fink, snitch, snitcher, stoolpigeon, stool pigeon, stoolie, sneak, sneaker, canarynoun

    someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

    Synonyms:
    fink, stool pigeon, pilferer, canary bird, sneak, stoolie, tennis shoe, canary yellow, stalker, sneaker, stoolpigeon, sneak thief, snitch, prowler, snitcher, gym shoe

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  2. canarynoun

    a female singer

    Synonyms:
    canary bird, stoolpigeon, canary yellow, snitch, stool pigeon, sneaker, snitcher, fink, stoolie, sneak

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  3. canary yellow, canarynoun

    a moderate yellow with a greenish tinge

    Synonyms:
    canary bird, stoolpigeon, canary yellow, snitch, stool pigeon, sneaker, snitcher, fink, stoolie, sneak

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  4. canary, canary birdadjective

    any of several small Old World finches

    Synonyms:
    canary bird, stoolpigeon, canary yellow, snitch, stool pigeon, sneaker, snitcher, fink, stoolie, sneak

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

  5. canary, canary-yellowadjective

    having the color of a canary; of a light to moderate yellow

    Synonyms:
    canary-yellow

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic

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How to use canary in a sentence?

  1. Ron Magill:

    Because butterflies are some of the most sensitive insects to changes in temperature, they are considered the' canary in the coal mine' when it comes to climate change.

  2. Phil Murphy:

    [ New York's the ] canary in the coal mine.

  3. Juan Molas:

    It's clear that some tourists will now change Tunisia for continental Spain or the Canary Islands, but they will have to pay more.

  4. Peter Salama:

    Having healthcare workers infected is usually a 'canary in the mine' for potential amplification.

  5. Joshua Henne:

    This is yet another canary in the coal mine for both November and the years ahead, you can look back four years to around now when Eric Cantor was knocked off and what that meant for an ascendant wing on the right. This is a big deal.


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