crib Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “crib” in the English Dictionary

"crib" in British English

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cribnoun [C]

uk   us   /krɪb/

crib noun [C] (BED)

US (UK cot) a ​smallbed for a ​baby or ​youngchild with high ​bars around the ​sides so that the ​child cannot ​fall out

crib noun [C] (CHRISTMAS SCENE)

UK (US crèche) a ​model of the ​people and ​animalspresent at the ​birth of ​JesusChrist, used as a ​decoration at ​Christmas

crib noun [C] (HOME)

mainly US slang Someone's crib is ​theirhome or the ​place where they are ​living at ​present.

cribverb [I or T]

uk   us   /krɪb/ (-bb-) informal disapproving
to ​copy or take someone else's ​work: I sometimes ​wonder what TV show he cribbed that ​line from.
(Definition of crib from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"crib" in American English

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cribnoun [C]

 us   /krɪb/
a baby’s ​bed with high ​sides and usually ​bars that ​prevent the ​baby from ​falling out
(Definition of crib from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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