verb (used without object), crowed or for 1, (especially British), crew; crowed; crow·ing.
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Origin of crow2
OTHER WORDS FROM crowcrow·er, nouncrow·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby crow
Example sentences from the Web for crowing
The Obama administration may be crowing about its “historic” emissions agreement.
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
If ADP had been right and the number had been 175,000, I and the folks on my side would be crowing.Jobs Numbers: Conservatives, This Thread's For You|Michael Tomasky|July 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
BDSers are crowing about pension fund TIAA-CREF's choice to drop Caterpillar.
He then took out the detached mould, flung it away, and used the point of the “crowing stick” as before.The Bush Boys|Captain Mayne Reid
Jim was special haughty, but Curly got heaps interested in the clothes I'd bought, crowing and chuckling over everything.Curly|Roger Pocock
I opened my eyes once during that night, and that was to hear the crowing of roosters nearby.The Voodoo Gold Trail|Walter Walden
She carried a jolly, restless, heavy baby in her arms who was crowing and holding out its arms toward the locomotive.Letty and the Twins|Helen Sherman Griffith
Some one or other, somewhere in the crowd, sets up a loud, crowing sort of cheer.The Human Slaughter-House|Wilhelm Lamszus
British Dictionary definitions for crowing (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for crowing (2 of 3)
Word Origin for crow
British Dictionary definitions for crowing (3 of 3)
Derived forms of crowcrower, nouncrowingly, adverb
Word Origin for crow
Idioms and Phrases with crowing
In addition to the idiom beginning with crow
- crown jewels
- crow over
- as the crow flies
- eat crow