crow: Meaning and Definition of
- any of several large oscine birds of the genus Corvus, of the family Corvidae, having a long, stout bill, lustrous black plumage, and a wedge-shaped tail, as the common C. brachyrhynchos, of North America.
- any of several other birds of the family Corvidae.
- any of various similar birds of other families.
- (cap.)the constellation Corvus.
- crowbar (def. 1).
- in a straight line; by the most direct route: The next town is thirty miles from here, as the crow flies.
- to be forced to admit to having made a mistake, as by retracting an emphatic statement; suffer humiliation: His prediction was completely wrong, and he had to eat crow.
- to have a reason to disagree or argue with someone.
— v., n. crowed crew crowed crow&syling
- to utter the characteristic cry of a rooster.
- to gloat, boast, or exult (often fol. by over).
- to utter an inarticulate cry of pleasure, as an infant does.
- the characteristic cry of a rooster.
- an inarticulate cry of pleasure.
- a member of a Siouan people of eastern Montana.
- a Siouan language closely related to Hidatsa.
- crow (Thesaurus)