Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “crank”

See all translations

crank

noun [C]
 
 
/kræŋk/
PERSON informal someone with strange ideas or behaviour
garip fikir ve davranışları olan kişi, saplantılı kimse
Of unsound mindStupid and sillyStrange, suspicious and unnatural things and people
HANDLE a handle that you turn to make a machine work
manivela, kol
Machine parts
Translations of “crank”
in Spanish chiflado, excéntrico, raro…
in French excentrique…
in German wunderlicher Kauz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 怪人, 怪人,古怪的人…
in Russian чудак, рычаг…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怪人, 怪人,古怪的人…
in Polish czubek, korba…
(Definition of crank from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “crank” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be as cold as ice

to be extremely cold

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More