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  1. crabnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    pubic louse, crabby person, crabmeat, crab louse

  2. crab, crabby personnoun

    a quarrelsome grouch

    Synonyms:
    pubic louse, crabby person, crabmeat, crab louse

  3. Cancer, Crabnoun

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer

    Synonyms:
    crab louse, malignant neoplastic disease, crabby person, crabmeat, genus Cancer, pubic louse

  4. Cancer, Cancer the Crab, Crabnoun

    the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22

    Synonyms:
    crab louse, malignant neoplastic disease, crabby person, crabmeat, genus Cancer, pubic louse

  5. crab, crabmeatnoun

    the edible flesh of any of various crabs

    Synonyms:
    pubic louse, crabby person, crabmeat, crab louse

  6. crab louse, pubic louse, crab, Phthirius pubisnoun

    a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body

    Synonyms:
    pubic louse, crabmeat, crabby person, crab louse

  7. crabverb

    a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply

    "he caught a crab and lost the race"

    Synonyms:
    pubic louse, crabby person, crabmeat, crab louse

  8. crabverb

    direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind

    Synonyms:
    grouse, bellyache, bitch, gripe, beef, holler, squawk

  9. crabverb

    scurry sideways like a crab

    Synonyms:
    grouse, bellyache, bitch, gripe, beef, holler, squawk

  10. crabverb

    fish for crab

    Synonyms:
    grouse, bellyache, bitch, gripe, beef, holler, squawk

  11. gripe, bitch, grouse, crab, beef, squawk, bellyache, hollerverb

    complain

    "What was he hollering about?"

    Synonyms:
    bitch, screak, shout, grouse, holler out, backbite, hollo, skreigh, skreak, shout out, squawk, gripe, bellyache, holler, yell, call, beef, scream, cry, squall, screech

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  1. crabnoun

    Synonyms:
    crustacean, mollusk

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  1. List of paraphrases for "crab":

    prawn, crabe, crabs

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How to use crab in a sentence?

  1. Javier Luque:

    We started looking at these fossils and we found they had what looked like the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, claws of a frog crab, and the carapace of a lobster, we have an idea of what a typical crab looks like — and these new fossils break all those rules.

  2. Yumna Jawad:

    The final output looks like a fancy meal but the input to create the sushi stack is really minimal and so customizable, it reminds me of a California roll with shrimp instead of crab.

  3. Jake Jacobsen:

    King crab has taken on a new mystique as not only a great tasting seafood, and an impressive looking dish, but as something that was obtained at great risk and challenge.

  4. Jim Donahue of UniSea:

    Only king crab caught in Alaska can legally be called Alaskan king crab, the same species harvested in Russia or Norway is commonly called king crab in the U.S. market. In turn, only king crab caught in Russia could be legally called Russian king crab.

  5. Jay Bolden:

    Until the global pharmacopoeias revise the test method to recognize rFC as on par with crab blood-based tests, we can't just make the change for medicines that are already on the market, when that happens, then we can change over that final 10 percent.


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