crab

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1 crab /ˈkræb/ noun
plural crabs
1 crab
/ˈkræb/
noun
plural crabs
Learner's definition of CRAB
[count] : a sea animal that has a hard shell, eight legs, and two large claws see color picture on this page; see also hermit crab, king crab
[noncount] : the meat of a crab eaten as food
crabs [plural] medical : a medical problem in which very small insects (called lice) live in the hair surrounding a person's sexual organs
[count] US, informal : an unhappy person who complains a lot : grouch
2 crab /ˈkræb/ verb
crabs; crabbed; crabbing
2 crab
/ˈkræb/
verb
crabs; crabbed; crabbing
Learner's definition of CRAB
[no object]
: to catch or try to catch crabs
US, informal : to complain about something in a way that annoys people

— crabbing

noun [noncount]
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