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noun as in lie


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Chef Gabriel Rucker is the two-time James Beard Award-winning chef and co-owner of Le Pigeon and Canard in Portland, Oregon.

From Eater

We imagine that the industry will roll out the old canard about a lack of “talent.”

From Ozy

This is, of course, a canard tossed in the last week of the year, with the House now out of session.

From Fortune

It is a classic anti-Semitic canard to punish any Jew for the perceived crimes of all of them.

The idea that we shouldn't be funding duck mating is a total canard.

The first is this canard that we have to balance the budget.

It's a canard--cover for trying to prevent black and brown people from voting.

Perhaps Cuomo believes the discredited canard that Yoko broke up the Beatles?

He kindly offered to drive us to Canard River, a place not far distant from the termination of our journey.

Personally I do not believe this wild canard of a foreign invasion.

For a moment Hazel found herself believing the Herald story a pure canard.

Elephants will be admitted, too, on account of the unjust canard concerning their fear of mice.

It was even said that the Germans were marching on Brussels, but this was contradicted afterwards as a sensational canard.

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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to canard, such as: hoax, exaggeration, fabrication, fib, rumor, and spoof.

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