A term that is widely used in fan fiction, texting and chat, and on Facebook and elsewhere on the internet, but what does Canon mean in slang?
Most Common Canon Meaning
Canon means official and original.
Canon is used to refer to the official and original storyline, upon which a work of fan fiction is based.
Don’t worry if it’s not canon, just enjoy it.
Alternative Canon Meanings
A principle or law.
A Japanese camera manufacturer.
What Does Canon Mean?
Official and original.
Related Slang Terms
AU – Alternative Universe.
Cosplay – Costume Play.
OC – Original Character.
OOC – Out Of Character.
RP – Role Play or Role Playing.