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Someone that you let go first to make sure it is safe. Used sometimes by video-gamers. For instance, when the canary gets killed, springs the trap, takes the fall etc, it will tell you where the dangers/enemies are. Origin: coal miners used to keep a canary in the mine, when it died they knew there was poison gas.
Looks dangerous in there, let the canary go first.
by author December 27, 2006
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A way of expressing that someone is sexually attractive. It is often used with irony or playfulness.

Comes from the verb “breed” which is to copulate with intent of bearing children.

For someone to be truly “breedable” they need to be fertile.
Anon: You are looking mighty breedable this fine evening, m’lady.
Stacy: Please don’t say that to me.
Brad: Woh, you look submissive and breedable, Becky.
Becky: Wow, thanks. *sex*
by 100PercentEthylAlcohol July 14, 2021
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Australian slang for a defective vehicle sticker given by police
Person #1: Took my car out for a drive today, got a bloody canary for having a cracked windshield
Person #2: Damn! I got a canary last week for having bald tires.
by xXSkriptKiddie69Xx September 26, 2013
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-A person (usually) of thin build who wears skinny jeans.
-These people projects a sense of self that makes others think, "Boy, I would feel so bad if the little guy were to get hurt."
-Often confused as homosexuals, they are usually sensitive and MAY have some feminine mannerisms, though this is not the case with all.
-Taken from the movie, "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist." Michael Cera is the "King Canary"(KC for short).
Example 1:
Al: So, Brian was looking for you.
Bill: Who?
Al: That guy, Brian. He hangs out with us all the time.
Bill: I have no clue who you're talking about.
Al: He's that Canary who loves to draw.
Bill: OOoooh. Ok.

Example 2:
Al: As he walked by, he told me, "F*** off."
Bill: :O
Al: If he weren't such a Canary, I would have lunged at him.
Bill: Who knew that such a Canary had it in him.
by Wall-E-Accept February 12, 2011
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a type of diamond, usually worn by a rapper, or thug with a flowing amount of money. A sign of prosperity.
rockiin tha canaries on mah wrist!
by Ify N. July 30, 2005
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Female singer, especially in the Big Band/Swing era.
Anita O'Day started off as a canary in the Krupa band, but she really hit her stride later as a jazz soloist.
by Nick Cusa September 19, 2006
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snitch, someone who rats

a crazy person, someone who's acting rediculous
That canary Jesse told the cops about his boy's stash; now he's locked up.

You're so canary right now, what are you saying?
by Swagin'nSwervin' October 23, 2006
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