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kəˈnɑrd, -ˈnɑrca·nard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. canardnoun

    a deliberately misleading fabrication


  1. canardnoun

    A false or misleading report or story, especially if deliberately so.

    Etymology: From canard.

  2. canardnoun

    A type of aircraft in which the primary horizontal control and stabilization surfaces are in front of the main wing.

    Etymology: From canard.

  3. canardnoun

    Any small winglike structure on a vehicle, usually used for stabilization.

    Etymology: From canard.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Canardnoun

    an extravagant or absurd report or story; a fabricated sensational report or statement; esp. one set afloat in the newspapers to hoax the public

    Etymology: [F., properly, a duck.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Canard

    ka-när′, or ka-närd′, n. an extravagant or lying story. [Fr., lit. 'duck.']

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of canard in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of canard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of canard in a Sentence

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    métamorphose est une partie inhérente et le processus le plus profond de la vie, à mon avis. nous transformons en permanence dans de meilleures versions de nous-mêmes, comme un vilain petit canard à transformer cygne, et une chenille au beau papillon. la métamorphose continue throgh le voyage de la vie, puis de génération en générations encore à venir. il ya un élément de l'élégance et de la beauté dans le fait que nous avons tous évoluons, métaphoriquement, aux papillons avec de la terre que nos chrysalide.

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    like a pulp or overripe; not having stiffness
    • A. squashy
    • B. sought
    • C. opaque
    • D. whirring

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