The paper dubbed him “King of All Media,” and he crowed that he had learned his gift of speech from “masters of soundbites.”
"No one has as big a megaphone as I have," Krugman crowed to Newsweek.
In August 2011, John Boehner crowed “I got 98 percent of what I wanted.”
“Sen. Obama's support among working, hard-working Americans, white Americans, is weakening again,” she crowed in May 2008.
Carter crowed, opened his mouth wide, and beat his fat pink palms together.
Now, this was more than the meanest-spirited cock that ever crowed could stand.
For the twentieth time Ruby laughed and crowed over the dubious epigram.
We crowed over them, however, for they had not killed either a guanaco or a puma.
The thing seemed to enjoy the storm, and crowed, like a cock, when the wind roared the loudest.
"Not so mad as he'll be when he finds out," crowed the girl.
Indian tribe of the American Midwest, the name is a rough translation of their own name, Apsaruke.
Old English crawe, imitative of bird's cry. Phrase eat crow is perhaps based on the notion that the bird is edible when boiled but hardly agreeable; first attested 1851, American English, but said to date to War of 1812 (Walter Etecroue turns up 1361 in the Calendar of Letter Books of the City of London). Crow's foot "wrinkle around the corner of the eye" is late 14c. Phrase as the crow flies first recorded 1800.
Old English crawian "make a loud noise like a crow" (see crow (n.)); sense of "exult in triumph" is 1520s, perhaps in part because the English crow is a carrion-eater. Related: Crowed; crowing.