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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


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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