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Meaning & Definition of Crab in English

English

Crab

/kræb/

noun

1. Decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers

    synonym:
  • crab

2. A quarrelsome grouch

    synonym:
  • crab
  • ,
  • crabby person

3. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in cancer

    synonym:
  • Cancer
  • ,
  • Crab

4. The fourth sign of the zodiac

  • The sun is in this sign from about june 21 to july 22
    synonym:
  • Cancer
  • ,
  • Cancer the Crab
  • ,
  • Crab

5. The edible flesh of any of various crabs

    synonym:
  • crab
  • ,
  • crabmeat

6. A louse that infests the pubic region of the human body

    synonym:
  • crab louse
  • ,
  • pubic louse
  • ,
  • crab
  • ,
  • Phthirius pubis

7. A stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply

  • "He caught a crab and lost the race"
    synonym:
  • crab

verb

1. Direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind

    synonym:
  • crab

2. Scurry sideways like a crab

    synonym:
  • crab

3. Fish for crab

    synonym:
  • crab

4. Complain

  • "What was he hollering about?"
    synonym:
  • gripe
  • ,
  • bitch
  • ,
  • grouse
  • ,
  • crab
  • ,
  • beef
  • ,
  • squawk
  • ,
  • bellyache
  • ,
  • holler

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Do you know how to cook a crab?