Meaning of CROW in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ kroʊ ]
( crows, crowing, crowed)
A crow is a large black bird which makes a loud, harsh noise.
When a cock crows , it makes a loud sound, often early in the morning.
The cock crows and the dawn chorus begins.
VERB : V
If you say that someone is crowing about something they have achieved or are pleased about, you disapprove of them because they keep telling people proudly about it. ( INFORMAL )
Edwards is already crowing about his assured victory...
We’ve seen them all crowing that the movement is dead.
VERB : V about/over n , V that [ disapproval ]
If you say that a place is a particular distance away as the crow flies , you mean that it is that distance away measured in a straight line.
I live at Mesa, Washington, about 10 miles as the crow flies from Hanford.
PHRASE : oft amount PHR
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006