Translation of "crow" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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crownoun [ C ]

uk /krəʊ/ us /kroʊ/

a large, black bird with a loud, unpleasant cry


crowverb [ I ]

uk /krəʊ/ us /kroʊ/ crowed or UK also crew

crow verb [ I ] (CRY)

When a cock (= an adult male chicken) crows, it makes a very long and loud sharp cry.

We were woken at dawn by a cock crowing repeatedly. 黎明时,我们被一阵阵的鸡啼声吵醒。

When a baby crows, it makes sudden cries of happiness.


crow verb [ I ] (TALK PROUDLY)

disapproving to talk in a proud and annoying way about something you have done

He's always crowing about his latest triumph. 他老是吹嘘他最近取得的成功。

(Translation of “crow” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)