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English definition of “crick”

crick

noun [C]     /krɪk/
a painful, usually sudden stiffness in a group of muscles in the neck or back: I got a crick in my neck from painting the ceiling.Disorders of muscles and the nervous system crick     verb [T] I cricked my neck while I was painting the ceiling.Disorders of muscles and the nervous system
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