Idioms about crow
Origin of crow1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH crowcraw, crow
Words nearby crow
Other definitions for crow (2 of 3)
Origin of crow2
OTHER WORDS FROM crowcrower, nouncrow·ing·ly, adverb
Other definitions for crow (3 of 3)
Origin of Crow
How to use crow in a sentence
Outside, a flock of crows takes off in unison from the branches of an ancient oak.Near the end of life, my hospice patient had a ghostly visitor who altered his view of the world|Scott Janssen|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
Almost all young mammals play, as do birds like parrots and crows.
Neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in birds like the crow, which appear to be able to think creatively in ways that mirror human cognition.Person, Woman, Man, Camera, TV - Issue 93: Forerunners|Adithya Rajagopalan|December 2, 2020|Nautilus
It’s the first time that researchers have observed this behavior in snakes, though animals like crows or raccoons eat some toads in a similar fashion.This snake rips a hole in living toads’ stomachs to feast on their organs|Erin Garcia de Jesus|October 2, 2020|Science News
Some sponsorship contracts are being sold for anything between five to 10 times lower than usual, Crow said.‘We are permanently in beta’: European sports broadcasting is still in a coronavirus-forced state of reinvention|Lara O'Reilly|September 15, 2020|Digiday
This mass incarceration is destroying the Black community -- it is, as Michelle Alexander writes, the New Jim Crow.
Thus, during Jim Crow, black men were routinely hanged, castrated, and lynched for alleged sexual assaults against white women.No Wonder Cosby's Keeping Quiet: He Could Still Be Prosecuted|Jay Michaelson|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each working in its own way was essential to ending Jim Crow in the South.
Slowly, still falteringly but inexorably, Jim Crow justice was disappearing in the South.
“It tasted like a crow enchilada,” Morrissey said, as he literally ate his words.The Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah Sounds Off on Weed, the Weather, and Winning|Bill Schulz|October 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Not much use as the high crests hid the intervening hinterland from view, even from the crow's nests.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
The cat had been about to spring at Grandfather Mole again when Mr. Crow spoke to her.
And he quite agreed with old Mr. Crow, who had come hurrying up to see what was going on.
Mr. Crow was rocking back and forth on his perch, for a joke—on anybody except himself—always delighted him.
Farmer Green's cat had never liked Mr. Crow, for no particular reason.
British Dictionary definitions for crow (1 of 3)
Word Origin for crow
British Dictionary definitions for crow (2 of 3)
Derived forms of crowcrower, nouncrowingly, adverb
Word Origin for crow
British Dictionary definitions for crow (3 of 3)
Other Idioms and Phrases with crow
In addition to the idiom beginning with crow
- crown jewels
- crow over
- as the crow flies
- eat crow