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KK Pronunciation

〔 kræb 〕


〔 kræb 〕

Overview of noun crab

The noun crab has 7 senses

  • crab -- (decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers)

  • crab, crabby person -- (a quarrelsome grouch)

  • Cancer, Crab -- ((astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer)

  • Cancer, Cancer the Crab, Crab -- (the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22)

  • crab, crabmeat -- (the edible flesh of any of various crabs)

  • crab louse, pubic louse, crab, Phthirius pubis -- (a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body)

  • crab -- (a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply; "he caught a crab and lost the race")

Overview of verb crab

The verb crab has 4 senses

  • crab -- (direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind)

  • crab -- (scurry sideways like a crab)

  • crab -- (fish for crab)

  • gripe, bitch, grouse, crab, beef, squawk, bellyache, holler -- (complain; "What was he hollering about?")