Definition of “crayon” - English Dictionary

“crayon” in British English

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crayonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkreɪ.ɒn/ us /ˈkreɪ.ɑːn/

a small stick of coloured wax used for drawing or writing:

wax crayons
children's crayons

crayonverb [ I or T ]

uk /ˈkreɪ.ɒn/ us /ˈkreɪ.ɑːn/ UK

to draw something with a crayon:

When I left her she was busy crayoning.

(Definition of “crayon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“crayon” in American English

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crayonnoun [ C ]

us /ˈkreɪ·ɑn/

a small stick of colored wax used for drawing or writing:

a box of crayons

(Definition of “crayon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)