verb (used with object), crow·barred, crow·bar·ring.
- crowd pleaser,
- crowd puller
Origin of crowbar
Examples from the Web for crowbar
“One swipe with a crowbar and he would have been down,” Sasha said.
How can he have a crowbar with him when he gets to the warehouse?How to Write Groundhog Day: 10 Rules for Screenwriters|Danny Rubin|October 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Considering you would need a crowbar to pry them apart, it's true that food and wine in France share a special bond.
Abad told the police her mother had struck her with a crowbar.
And then, do you see me walking about with a crowbar in my hand?Victory|Joseph Conrad
How about that crowbar an' steel cable then, what you had on your sled the other night?Smoke Bellew|Jack London
A young man wearing a windbreaker jacket and awkwardly holding a crowbar spoke first.The Mystery of Jockey Hollow|Cleo Garis
It was as if a slab of rock fitted roughly into grooves had first been lifted, and had then fallen heavily on to the crowbar.It Happened in Egypt|C. N. Williamson
Insert a crowbar under the glass that covers the man and lift it carefully away.The Buttoned Sky|Geoff St. Reynard
1748, with bar (n.1), earlier simply crow (c.1400); so called from its "beak" or from resemblance to a crow's foot; or possibly it is from crows, from Old French cros, plural of croc "hook."