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synonyms for canaries

  • accuser
  • adviser
  • announcer
  • betrayer
  • blabbermouth
  • canary
  • crier
  • deep throat
  • double-crosser
  • herald
  • interviewer
  • journalist
  • messenger
  • newscaster/newsperson
  • notifier
  • preacher
  • propagandist
  • rat
  • reporter
  • sneak
  • source
  • stool pigeon
  • tattler
  • tattletale
  • betrayer
  • blabbermouth
  • canary
  • double-crosser
  • fink
  • informant
  • sneak
  • snitch
  • source
  • squealer
  • stoolie
  • tattler
  • tattletale
  • turncoat
  • whistle-blower
  • backstabber
  • deep throat
  • stool pigeon
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How to use canaries in a sentence

Eustacie would be glad to know if radish would kill canaries; also if gas would hurt them?
LITTLE FOLKSVARIOUS
Just below this lie the volcanic islands known as the Canaries, which are thought to be the Fortunate Isles of antiquity.
THE COMPLETE CLUB BOOK FOR WOMENCAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
After a time the canaries got to know her, and hopped gayly around their cages, and chirped and sang whenever they saw her coming.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
He said that when he grew up he was going to be a merchant, and he had already begun to carry on a trade in canaries and goldfish.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
He was not fond of having visitors coming to his room, because, he said, they frightened the canaries.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
Then his mother told him that she thought he was making a mistake in keeping his canaries so much to themselves.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
After the canaries were clean and comfortable, Miss Laura set their cages in the sun, and turned to the goldfish.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
So false a record as "the Canaries" has never been satisfactorily explained.
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND HOW HE RECEIVED AND IMPARTED THE SPIRIT OF DISCOVERYJUSTIN WINSOR
Pigeons and canaries live almost entirely on grains and seeds, but like a little green stuff occasionally.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
The common wire bird cages used for one or two canaries are so well known that no description of them is necessary.
OUR DOMESTIC BIRDSJOHN H. ROBINSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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