Words Like CANTING
We have put together a list of words that are similar to CANTING.
26 Alternative Words Similar to canting
1 examples of canting
a canting rogue; a canting tone
9 definitions of canting
Speaking in a whining tone of voice; using technical or religious terms affectedly; affectedly pious.
The use of cant; hypocrisy.
Affectedly or hypocritically pious; whining: as, a canting hypocrite; a canting tone of voice.
In heraldry, allusive; descriptive of the bearer's name, estate, or the like. See allusive arms, under arm.
Of the nature of professional cant or jargon: used by or peculiar to a particular class, profession, or subject: as, canting terms; canting language.
The act of speaking in a whining tone; an apparently insincere use of religious or pious phraseology.
The use of the terms or phraseology of a particular class, as of beggars, thieves, gipsies, tramps, etc., or of a particular profession or subject.
Present participle of cant.