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Pronunciation of Canning: Learn how to pronounce Canning in English correctly

Learn how to say Canning correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word can:

1a cylindrical metal container:
a petrol can
a can of paint
a small steel or aluminium container in which food or drink is hermetically sealed for storage over long periods:
a beer can
the quantity of food or drink held by a can:
he drank two cans of lager
2 (the can) North American informal prison:
our friends will get a year or two in the can
3 (the can) North American informal the toilet:
she walks in and has to use the can
4 (cans) informal headphones.
verb (cans, canning, canned)
[with object]
1preserve (food) in a can:
sardines and anchovies are worth the extra money if canned in olive oil
2North American informal dismiss from a job:
he was canned because of a tiff over promotion
reject as inadequate:
they canned the project

can it
North American informal
1stop talking; be quiet:
“Can it!” I growled
2stop doing something:
I told him to can it, ’cause he was getting to be annoying
a can of worms
a complicated matter likely to prove awkward or embarrassing:
to question the traditional model of education opens up too big a can of worms
in the can
informal on tape or film and ready to be broadcast or released:
all went well, the film was in the can


Old English canne, related to Dutch kan and German Kanne; either of Germanic origin or from late Latin canna