verb (used with object), craned, cran·ing.
verb (used without object), craned, cran·ing.
Words nearby crane
Origin of crane
Examples from the Web for craning
Here they behold the faithful Biddy, craning her long neck up and down the road, and filled with wildest anxiety.Mrs. Geoffrey|Duchess
"I can just see the top of the men's heads," said she, craning her neck forward in the effort.Jewel Mysteries|Max Pemberton
Seagulls often came over her, craning down their greedy bills and uttering cries like a kitten's mewing.Beyond|John Galsworthy
But imagine my stupefaction when I saw her husband before me—yes, Montdidier himself, craning his neck to see what had happened.Le Cocu (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XVIII)|Charles Paul de Kock
In two minutes he was craning over the lip of the gorge, staring into the murk beneath him.The Messenger|Elizabeth Robins