HyperDic: crab

English > 11 senses of the word crab / Crab:
NOUNanimalcrabdecapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
person crab, crabby persona quarrelsome grouch
person Crab, Cancer(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
locationCrab, Cancer, Cancer the Crabthe fourth sign of the zodiac
foodcrab, crabmeatthe edible flesh of any of various crabs
animalcrab, crab louse, pubic louse, Phthirius pubisa louse that infests the pubic region of the human body
actcraba stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply
VERBmotioncrabdirect (an aircraft) into a crosswind
motioncrabscurry sideways like a crab
competitioncrabfish for crab
communicationcrab, gripe, bitch, grouse, beef, squawk, bellyache, hollercomplain
crab / Crab > pronunciation
Soundskrae'b
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... taxicab: 20 rhymes with aeb...
English > crab: 11 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaningdecapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers.
Member ofBrachyura, suborder BrachyuraAn order of crustaceans (including true crabs) having a reduced abdomen folded against the ventral surface
NarrowerDungeness crab, Cancer magistersmall edible crab of Pacific coast of North America
Jonah crab, Cancer borealislarge red deep-water crab of the eastern coast of North America
fiddler crabburrowing crab of American coastal regions having one claw much enlarged in the male
hard-shell crabedible crab that has not recently molted and so has a hard shell
king crab, Alaska crab, Alaskan king crab, Alaska king crab, Paralithodes camtschaticalarge edible crab of northern Pacific waters especially along the coasts of Alaska and Japan
pea crabtiny soft-bodied crab living commensally in the mantles of certain bivalve mollusks
rock crab, Cancer irroratuscrab of eastern coast of North America
soft-shell crab, soft-shelled crabedible crab that has recently molted and not yet formed its new shell
spider crabAny of numerous crabs with very long legs and small triangular / triangular bodies
stone crab, Menippe mercenarialarge edible crab of the southern coast of the United States (particularly Florida)
swimming crabmarine crab with some legs flattened and fringed for swimming
Broaderdecapod crustacean, decapodcrustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax
Spanishcangrejo, jaiba
Catalancranc
Verbscrabfish for crab
English > crab: 11 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA quarrelsome grouch.
Synonymcrabby person
Broadergrouch, grump, crank, churl, crosspatchA bad-tempered person
Spanishgruñón, persona malhumorada
Adjectivescrabbyannoyed and irritable
Verbscrabcomplain
English > Crab: 11 senses > noun 3, person
Meaning(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer.
SynonymCancer
Categoryastrology, star divinationA pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
English > Crab: 11 senses > noun 4, location
MeaningThe fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22.
SynonymsCancer, Cancer the Crab
Instance ofsign of the zodiac, star sign, sign, mansion, house, planetary house(astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided
SpanishCáncer, cáncer
Catalancàncer, cranc
English > crab: 11 senses > noun 5, food
MeaningThe edible flesh of any of various crabs.
Synonymcrabmeat
Part ofcrab cocktailA cocktail of cold cooked crabmeat and a sauce
NarrowerAlaska king crab, Alaskan king crab, king crab, Alaska crabmeat of large cold-water crab
Dungeness crabFlesh of Cancer magister (Dungeness crab)
Japanese crabcrabmeat usually canned
blue crabAtlantic crab
crab legslegs of especially Alaska king crabs
soft-shell crab, soft-shelled crabFreshly molted crab with new shell still tender and flexible
stone crabpale flesh with delicate texture and flavor
Broadershellfishmeat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean)
Spanishcangrejo
Catalancranc
Verbscrabfish for crab
English > crab: 11 senses > noun 6, animal
MeaningA louse that infests the pubic region of the human body.
Synonymscrab louse, pubic louse, Phthirius pubis
Member ofPhthirius, genus Phthirius, Phthirus, genus Phthirustrue lice
Broaderlouse, sucking lousewingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
Spanishcangrejo, ladilla, maneto, Phthirius Pubis, piojo púbico
Catalancabra, lladella, poll del pubis
English > crab: 11 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningA stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply.
Example"he caught a crab and lost the race"
Broaderrowing, rowThe act of rowing as a sport
English > crab: 11 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningdirect (an aircraft) into a crosswind.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categoryair travel, aviation, airtravel via aircraft
Broadersteer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelisedirect the course
English > crab: 11 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningscurry sideways like a crab.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Broaderscurry, scamper, skitter, scuttleTo move about or proceed hurriedly
English > crab: 11 senses > verb 3, competition
Meaningfish for crab.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelIn the summer they like to go out and crab
Broaderfishcatch or try to catch fish or shellfish
Nounscrabdecapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
crabthe edible flesh of any of various crabs
English > crab: 11 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningcomplain.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsgripe, bitch, grouse, beef, squawk, bellyache, holler
Broadercomplain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetchExpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Spanishaferrar, atrapar, chillar, disputar, dolor de barriga, gimotear, graznar, gritar, lamentarse, quejarse, quejar, renegar, vocear
Catalanaferrar, atrapar, baladrejar, cridar, queixar-se, xisclar
Nounscraba quarrelsome grouch

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