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1. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers.

Synonyms

  • rock crab
  • hard-shell crab
  • Cancer borealis
  • swimming crab
  • Alaskan king crab
  • spider crab
  • Alaska king crab
  • Alaska crab
  • fiddler crab
  • stone crab
  • pea crab
  • soft-shelled crab
  • Menippe mercenaria
  • decapod crustacean
  • Paralithodes camtschatica
  • decapod
  • Dungeness crab
  • soft-shell crab
  • suborder Brachyura
  • Cancer magister
  • Brachyura
  • king crab
  • Cancer irroratus

Antonyms

  • complex
  • rhetorical
  • unobvious
  • impure

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Crab Legs

  • imreg's
  • greg's
  • greggs
  • dregs
  • regs
  • pegs
  • peggs
  • negs
  • meggs
  • leg's
  • l'eggs
  • kegs
  • begs
  • beggs
  • eggs

Example sentences of the word crab-legs


1. Noun Phrase
Lobster tails and crab legs brushed with butter are ideal on a hot grill at the beach as well.

2. Noun Phrase
Brush melted butter over the crab legs and a little lemon juice.

3. Noun Phrase
Line the crab legs in a single layer on the baking sheet.

4. Noun Phrase
Thaw your snow crab legs overnight in the refrigerator for maximum food safety.

2. legs

noun. ['ˈlɛgz'] staying power.

Synonyms

  • toughness
  • stamina

Antonyms

  • inelasticity

3. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply.

Synonyms

  • row

Antonyms

  • adorned
  • fancy

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. crab

verb. ['ˈkræb'] complain.

Synonyms

  • sound off
  • complain
  • kvetch
  • kick
  • quetch
  • grouse
  • bitch
  • holler
  • plain
  • bellyache
  • gripe
  • beef

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • follow
  • rear
  • reverse

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. crab

verb. ['ˈkræb'] direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind.

Synonyms

  • point
  • channelise
  • head
  • steer
  • maneuver
  • manoeuver
  • direct
  • channelize
  • guide

Antonyms

  • collateral
  • mediate
  • inexact
  • relative

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body.

Synonyms

  • Phthirius pubis
  • Phthirius
  • sucking louse
  • genus Phthirius
  • crab louse
  • louse
  • Phthirus
  • pubic louse

Antonyms

  • indirect
  • attractive
  • undock
  • refrain

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. Crab

noun. the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22.

Synonyms

  • Cancer the Crab

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder

8. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] the edible flesh of any of various crabs.

Synonyms

  • soft-shelled crab
  • crabmeat
  • Japanese crab
  • Alaskan king crab
  • shellfish
  • stone crab
  • crab cocktail
  • Alaska crab
  • crab legs
  • king crab
  • Alaska king crab
  • blue crab
  • Dungeness crab

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. crab

noun. ['ˈkræb'] a quarrelsome grouch.

Synonyms

  • grump
  • grouch
  • churl
  • crosspatch
  • crank

Antonyms

  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness
  • take away
  • follower

Etymology

  • crabbe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crabba (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. Crab

noun. (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • Cancer
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • adult
  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
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