Another word for official. Used quite often in fan fiction to differentiate between the official storyline in which the fan fiction is based on.
"This fan fiction story is actually pretty close to being canon written by the original author."
by IceWarm September 27, 2005
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In slang, a word used by those who write fanfiction. It refers to the original body of work that the fanfiction came from.
Her fanfiction ideas screwed around with the canon storyline of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer.
by Kathy October 03, 2003
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default pairings, often used to describe pairings in fanfiction that are claimed to be obvious. in other words, a couple that is heavily promoted or suggested in the show.
Jaden/Syrus is almost as canon to shonen fans as Jaden/Alexis is to het fans.
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A term used especially within gaming communties to differentiate between the official storyline (= canon) and everything which is not, like fanfiction, fanvids, etc.
"A lot of people consider Chell to be the daughter of Cave & Caroline, but it's by no means canon."
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A fanfiction or pairing that is true to the original work.
Puzzleshipping is so canon, don't you think?
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Canon is a term for official, as in one loves another in most universes.
Gayden: ELEDEAN IS CANON!

Eleanor: NO IT IS FUCKING NOT

Gaylor: YES IT IS #ELEDEAN

Eleanor: SHUT UP JEAFUS

Eleanor: Dean is pretty hot though

Dean: What
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To be so stupid that everyone unanimously disagree with u in every situation
“Bro we should get Arby’s
Dude shut up and stop being such a Canon”
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