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Synonyms for cannon
ˈkæn əncan·non

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cannonnoun

    a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels

    carom, shank

  2. cannonnoun

    heavy gun fired from a tank

    carom, shank

  3. cannonnoun

    (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm

    carom, shank

  4. cannonnoun

    heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane

    carom, shank

  5. cannon, shanknoun

    lower part of the leg extending from the hock to the fetlock in hoofed mammals

    stem, carom, shank, waist

  6. carom, cannonverb

    a shot in billiards in which the cue ball contacts one object ball and then the other

    ricochet, carom, shank

  7. cannonverb

    make a cannon

  8. cannonverb

    fire a cannon

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cannonnoun

    great gun

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cannonnoun

    Associated words:
    ordnance, cannonade, cannoneer, linstock, calibre, bore, cascabel, breech, reenforce, chase, muzzle, trunnion, rimbase, chamber, howitzer, mortar

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cannon":

    canon, barrel, gun, hot, cannonball, artillery, hottie, projectiles

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How to use cannon in a sentence?

  1. Kardashian West:

    Nick Cannon, Drake, Tyson, all that wasn't sitting right with me.

  2. Richter:

    The more weakness the more falsehood; strength goes straight: every cannon ball that has in it hollows and holes goes crooked.

  3. Mick Dwyer:

    Some like the bartender dressed up as a pirate, some say it's the cannon on the pirate ship model behind the bar.

  4. Ted Galen Carpenter:

    China is dealing with what is a loose cannon now but might, by attempting to engage in tougher love toward Pyongyang, end up with a client state that is completely unrestrained, then Kim's regime truly is unconstrained and can engage in conduct that is beyond reckless.

  5. Lisa Bowers:

    Honestly, if it was between him and Hillary Clinton, I'd vote for Hillary Clinton. At least with that, you kind of know what you're dealing with, he's just a loose cannon.

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