(noun, adjective, verb)


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

Similar word(s): chromatic


1. someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police

Similar word(s): fink, sneak, sneaker, snitch, snitcher, stoolie

Definition categories: person, betrayer, blabber, informer, rat, squealer

2. a female singer

Definition categories: person, singer, vocalist, vocalizer

3. a moderate yellow with a greenish tinge

Definition categories: attribute, yellow, yellowness

4. any of several small Old World finches

Definition categories: animal, finch

Sentences with canary as a noun:

- canary colour:


1. (intransitive) to dance nimbly (as in the canary dance)

2. (slang) to inform or snitch, to betray secrets, especially about illegal activities.