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cant (s) (noun), cants (pl)
1. A boring kind of speech that is filled with clichés and platitudes.
2. Insincere talking; especially, regarding morals or religion.
3. Jargon or the special language or vocabulary of a particular group; especially, a group that some people look down on or lack respect for.
4. Etymology: "insincere talk" from 1709; earlier, in 1567, it was slang for "whining of beggars; from Old North French (dialect of northern France before the 1500s) canter, "to sing, to chant", from Latin cantare, canere, "to sing".
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cant (verb), cants; canted; canting
1. To talk in a pleading or a whining manner.
2. To speak sanctimoniously or to pretend to mean something, but not being sincere: "If the administrators of the company would quit canting about honest work and be examples of the process, they might achieve their objectives."
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cant, can’t
cant (KANT) (noun)
Words that are supposed to sound like serious statements about important issues; such as, religion or morality, but that are not honest or sincere: We think the people are sick of hypocrisy and cant from their leaders.
can't (KANT) (verb/adverb)
A contraction of the words "can not": The child yelled out, "I can’t do it!" when he was urged by his father to jump off the diving board into the swimming pool.

I can't tell you how offended I am by all the cant that has been preached at the electorate during this election.