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1. crowbar

noun. ['ˈkroʊˌbɑːr'] a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge.

Synonyms

  • pry
  • jemmy
  • jimmy
  • pry bar
  • lever
  • wrecking bar

Antonyms

  • stiffen

Etymology

  • bar (English)
  • barre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • crow (English)
  • crowe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Crowbar

  • akbar
  • cinnabar
  • escobar
  • escobar
  • goodbar
  • handlebar
  • lumbar
  • millibar
  • rebar
  • sandbar
  • sidebar
  • sportsbar
  • superbar
  • zanzibar

Example sentences of the word crowbar


1. Noun, singular or mass
Slip the crowbar under the edge of the shower stall floor and break the glue away from the subfloor.

Quotes containing the word crowbar


1. Speak softly and employ a huge man with a crowbar.
- Terry Pratchett, Going Postal

2. If you want to bend your mind, don’t use a crowbar.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

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