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English noun: crow

1. crow (animal) black birds having a raucous call


Broader (hypernym)corvine bird


Narrower (hyponym)American crow, Corvus brachyrhyncos


Member meronymCorvus, genus Corvus

2. crow (event) the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)


Broader (hypernym)cry


Narrower (hyponym)cock-a-doodle-doo

3. Crow (person) a member of the Siouan people formerly living in eastern Montana


Broader (hypernym)Siouan, Sioux

4. Crow (object) a small quadrilateral constellation in the southern hemisphere near Virgo


SynonymsCorvus


Instance hypernymconstellation

5. crow (communication) an instance of boastful talk


SamplesHis brag is worse than his fight.
Whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade.


Synonymsbrag, bragging, crowing, gasconade, line-shooting, vaporing


Broader (hypernym)boast, boasting, jactitation, self-praise

6. Crow (communication) a Siouan language spoken by the Crow


Broader (hypernym)Siouan, Siouan language


English verb: crow

1. crow (communication) dwell on with satisfaction


ExamplesSam and Sue crow over the results of the experiment


Synonymsgloat, triumph


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)blow, bluster, boast, brag, gas, gasconade, shoot a line, swash, tout, vaunt


Narrower (hyponym)congratulate, preen

2. crow (communication) express pleasure verbally


SamplesShe crowed with joy.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

3. crow (communication) utter shrill sounds


SamplesThe cocks crowed all morning.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter









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