- a translation, list of correct answers, or other illicit aid used by students while reciting, taking exams, or the like; pony.
- a petty theft.
verb (used with object), cribbed, crib·bing.
verb (used without object), cribbed, crib·bing.
- to use a crib in examinations, homework, translating, etc.
- to steal; plagiarize.
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Origin of crib
OTHER WORDS FROM cribun·crib, verb (used with object), un·cribbed, un·crib·bing.
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How to use crib in a sentence
Dan Evans, then the team’s assistant GM, was impressed with her smarts—and the fact that she didn’t get flustered when she entered his office and found a spit cloth on his shoulder and his 3-month-old baby napping in a crib.How Kim Ng, Major League Baseball's First Female GM, Finally Got the Top Job|Sean Gregory|March 3, 2021|Time
Set up the base station within 100 feet of the baby’s crib and Bluetooth technology will transmit pulse rate and blood oxygen levels.Best baby monitor: How to find the right one for your family|PopSci Commerce Team|January 29, 2021|Popular Science
Gray lifted her daughter, just shy of two at the time, from her crib, telling her the family was going on a fun trip with the dogs.The Long-Lasting Mental Health Effects of Wildfires|Jane C. Hu|December 3, 2020|Outside Online
Thinking this was strange, they later put in a video camera and then caught the father and the 19-year-old schoolmate of mine going from crib to crib fondling babies.
There’s no assumption of personal privacy in someone else’s crib.
Others cheated by taking crib sheets to the blackboard with them, concealing them from Jackson but not from the other students.
The American Academy of Pediatrics advocates for infants to be put to sleep in a bare crib to prevent SIDS.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A bed for people with special needs—essentially a large crib—can cost about $10,000.
He is now able to climb out of a regular crib, largely in virtue of his height.
After lunch, I put Julia in her crib for a nap, and though she struggled, the excitement of the day took her under.
Then, kindly and gently, the boy took Squinty over to the place where the corn crib was built on to the barn.Squinty the Comical Pig|Richard Barnum
The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel hath not known me, and my people hath not understood.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
A short time after, while Willy was asleep in his crib, his mamma went out to draw some water.
Among other things, the rhinoceros was knocked so heavily against the bars of his crib that they began to give way.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
Hepzebiah never stirred in her crib, and Jehosophat lay dreaming of something very pleasant.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson