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Idioms for crow
Origin of crow1
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH crowcraw, crow
Definition for crow (2 of 3)
verb (used without object), crowed or, for 1, (especially British), crew;crowed;crow·ing.
Origin of crow2
OTHER WORDS FROM crowcrower, nouncrow·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for crow (3 of 3)
Origin of Crow
Example sentences from the Web for crow
Animals like crows or raccoons were already known to eat some toads in a similar fashion.This snake rips open a living toad to feast on its organs|Erin Garcia de Jesus|November 16, 2020|Science News For Students
The Obama administration may be crowing about its “historic” emissions agreement.
He quotes winger after winger crowing about having finally won one.
At one point, Ramsay is shown crowing over one of their desserts.Amy’s Baking Company: A Real-Life Kitchen Nightmare|Tricia Romano|May 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Late last week conservatives were crowing about a Woodward piece blaming Obama for the sequester.The GOP Rage Machine and Its Mainstream Apologists|Michael Tomasky|February 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The cynics are crowing after Jeffrey Hillman turned out to be neither homeless nor shoeless.Officer’s Gift to ‘Homeless’ Man Triggers Controversy|Winston Ross|December 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There were a number of chickens on board and each rooster seemed obliged to salute the dawn with a fanfare of crowing.In Africa|John T. McCutcheon
One morning recently I was awakened by the crowing of the young roosters about an hour before dawn.
Between thirty and forty broilers are practising crowing and there seems to be a very sharp rivalry among them.
Proudly strutting onward and crowing, Coquerico at last arrived at Rome, the place to which all roads lead.Laboulaye's Fairy Book|Various
Whichever I summoned came flapping up to me, cackling or crowing as the case might be, whether cock or hen.Hurricane Hurry|W.H.G. Kingston
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)
Idioms and Phrases with crow
In addition to the idiom beginning with crow
- crown jewels
- crow over
- as the crow flies
- eat crow