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Synonyms for crab
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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crabnoun

    Synonyms:
    crustacean, mollusk

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "crab":

    prawn, crabe, crabs

How to pronounce crab?

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Australian
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Indian

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How to use crab in a sentence?

  1. Teruaki Enoto:

    Out of more than 2,800 pulsars cataloged, the Crab pulsar is one of only a few that emit giant radio pulses, which occur sporadically and can be hundreds to thousands of times brighter than the regular pulses, after decades of observations, only the Crab has been shown to enhance its giant radio pulses with emission from other parts of the spectrum.

  2. Jordyn Kastlunger:

    My dad fishes for a variety of things so the only thing that's really been impacted is crab, since processors don't have as much bait to give, we've been doing OK. It's definitely slower and harder.

  3. Philip K. Dick:

    There is nothing fantastic or ultradimansional about crab grass... unless you are an sf writer, in which case pretty soon you are viewing crab grass with suspicion. What are it's real motives And who sent it here in the first place It only looks like crab grass. That's what they want us to think it is. One day the crab grass suit will fall off and their true identity will be revealed. By then the Pentagon will be full of crab grass and it'll be too late. The crab grass, or what we took to be crab grass, will dictate terms.

  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. John Dubczak:

    Horseshoe crab blood is collected only to a point where the crab naturally stops bleeding.

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