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Synonyms for crawfish
ˈkrɔˌfɪʃcraw·fish

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  1. crawfishnoun

    Synonyms:
    crawdad, crayfish

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crayfish, crawfish, crawdad, ecrevissenoun

    tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly

    Synonyms:
    crawdad, ecrevisse, crayfish, crawdaddy, rock lobster, spiny lobster, langouste, sea crawfish

  2. crayfish, crawfish, crawdad, crawdaddynoun

    small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster

    Synonyms:
    crawdad, ecrevisse, crayfish, crawdaddy, rock lobster, spiny lobster, langouste, sea crawfish

  3. spiny lobster, langouste, rock lobster, crawfish, crayfish, sea crawfishverb

    large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters

    Synonyms:
    crawdad, crayfish, crawdaddy, rock lobster, ecrevisse, spiny lobster, sea crawfish, langouste

  4. retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdrawverb

    make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

    "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns"

    Synonyms:
    recall, retract, call in, draw back, take away, sequester, swallow, withdraw, back out, back away, draw off, remove, seclude, take, retire, draw, take back, pull back, call back, retrograde, move back, retreat, sequestrate, recede, bow out, pull away, take out, adjourn, pull in one's horns, unsay, crawfish out, disengage

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crawfishnoun

    Synonyms:
    crayfish, river-lobster

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "crawfish":

    crayfish, lobster

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How to use crawfish in a sentence?

  1. Kevin Dartez:

    The crawfish season is screwed, the crabs aren't getting peeled either.

  2. Susan Sarandon:

    I became completely mesmerized, she was a big laugher, eater, drinker. We ate tons of crawfish that night.


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