Meaning of CROW in English

CROW

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a bird's/eagle's/crow's etc nest

an abandoned bird's nest

cock crowed

A cock crowed in the distance.

crow's feet

crow's nest

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

hooded

I knew that there is no death worse for an eagle than death at the beaks of hooded crows .

The harsh cruel calls of hooded crows .

It is a sorry thing when an eagle can not even ward off two miserable hooded crows .

A third hooded crow joined them.

Perhaps the hooded crows thought it was a game, perhaps they misjudged his skill and speed.

His anger at her taking his carrion was gone and instead focused on the miserable hooded crows .

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

stone the crows!

the Crow

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A crow perched on it while they watched, and poked hopefully at the sockets.

I knew that there is no death worse for an eagle than death at the beaks of hooded crows.

Since the crow believed that this was Kay, the crow and Gerda traveled to the castle.

Spaced evenly from the bottom up, concentric rings of black crow feathers rise to the top of the cairn.

When the crow decides to go home, he finds he no longer fits in with crows, either.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

about

Three percent is nothing to crow about .

■ NOUN

rooster

However, roosters do not always crow at dawn.

Outside, a rooster crowed some way off, and right underneath her some one split kindling with a quick thunk thunk thunk.

A neighborhood rooster crows once and then twice and then falls silent.

The farm animals begin to stir, the roosters consider crowing .

A rooster crowed every morning, amazing, only blocks from major thoroughfares.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

the Crow

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Nordstrom and his supporters are still crowing about winning the lawsuit.

The baby crowed with delight at the toy.

The crowd was crowing over Brazil's easy victory in the match.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And I've almost cured her of crowing.

In the early 1990s, east-coast magazines crowed that the Golden State's best days were behind it.

Not a peep is emitted by the Arizona senator who loves to crow .

Three percent is nothing to crow about.

When Eisenhower fell into the trap, Khrushchev crowed over his discomfort and demanded an apology or a repudiation of presidential responsibility.

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