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Meaning & Definition of Canary in English

English

Canary

/kənɛri/

noun

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

    synonym:
  • fink
  • ,
  • snitch
  • ,
  • snitcher
  • ,
  • stoolpigeon
  • ,
  • stool pigeon
  • ,
  • stoolie
  • ,
  • sneak
  • ,
  • sneaker
  • ,
  • canary

2. A female singer

    synonym:
  • canary

3. A moderate yellow with a greenish tinge

    synonym:
  • canary yellow
  • ,
  • canary

4. Any of several small old world finches

    synonym:
  • canary
  • ,
  • canary bird

adjective

1. Having the color of a canary

  • Of a light to moderate yellow
    synonym:
  • canary
  • ,
  • canary-yellow

Examples of using

My canary was killed by a cat.
A canary is a small bird and people sometimes keep it as a pet.