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crow

noun [C] uk   /krəʊ/ us    /kroʊ/
a large, black bird with a loud, unpleasant cryOther wild birdsBirds which live by or on inland waterBirds of prey

crow

verb [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.Animal (non-human) sounds When a baby crows, it makes sudden cries of happiness.Sounds made by humans with their mouths

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.BoastingShowing arrogance and conceit
(Definition of crow from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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