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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. Fabio Natalucci:

    The question is, is this a new normal, or is it a canary in the coalmine sort of thing? we have seen the frequency of these events increase so this may be pointing to a major liquidity stress event coming at some point in the future.

  2. Ignacio Labayen de Inza:

    It's not just a UK thing, it's in Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich, Rome, Kiev, Moscow, Helsinki - and in many of what people call 'gay destinations', like (Spain's) Ibiza, Torremolinos, the Canary Islands.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    The bottom line is, when you left that meeting, you thought, 'What country am I living in? Is this the United States of America?' I fear that Flint is the canary in the coal mine here.

  4. Phil Murphy:

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

  5. Peter Salama:

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


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