Canary and Leaker


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Canary noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Usage example: a canary who was singing and giving up the names of some of the city's most notorious drug lords

Leaker and canary are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Leaker" instead a noun "Canary".
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Leaker noun – A surreptitious informant.
Canary and leaker are semantically related. You can use "Canary" instead a noun "Leaker".
Nearby Words: leak, leaked, leaking
Synonyms for Leaker
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