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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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Rhymes with Crowbar

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

How do you pronounce crowbar?

Pronounce crowbar as ˈkroʊˌbɑr.

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Sentences with 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 about 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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