Definition of canned:
intoxicated, tinned, boozy, sozzled, pie-eyed, drunken, bombed, gassed, epigonic, squiffed, emulative, high, sloshed, plastered, fried, inebriate, stiff, lit, desiccated, transcribed, apish, blotto, dehydrated, loaded, wasted, pickled, tipsy, smashed, mimic, sottish, freeze-dried, juiced, crocked, blind, wiped out, soused, cockeyed, tanked, tiddly, ripped, impaired, lit up, stoned, mimetic, stewed, inebriated, vacuum-packed, dried, chilled, hammered, oiled, blitzed, preserved, potted, tight, looped, besotted, stinking, recorded, slavish, formulaic, unoriginal, blasted, wet.
- preserved (part of speech: verb)
- "Annie Kilburn A Novel", W. D. Howells.
Probably General Miles was mistaken in his charges concerning embalmed beef, and possibly the canned beef was not so bad as it tasted; but there can be no excuse for a Secretary of War who did not consider it his business to investigate the question of proper rations for an army in the tropics simply because Congress had, years before, fixed a ration for use within the United States.- "The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series", Carl Russell Fish.
- "Vane of the Timberlands", Harold Bindloss.