Crib Meaning and Definition


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Crib meaning

Word: Crib

How to pronounce: krɪb

Noun

Definitions:

1. A young child's bed with barred or latticed sides.

Example sentences: "Tiptoeing over to the crib, he looked down at the sleeping child"

2. A translation of a text for use by students, especially in a surreptitious way.

3. An apartment or house.

4. The cards discarded by the players at cribbage, counting to the dealer.

Example sentences: "He would play crib with zest"

5. A heavy timber framework used in foundations for a building or to line a mine shaft.

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Copy (another person's work) illicitly or without acknowledgment.

2. Restrain.

Example sentences: "He had been so cabined, cribbed, and confined by office"


Synonyms:

cradle

cot

creche

nursery

pony

barn

trot


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Crib in Other Languages...

Spanish: Cuna

German: Krippe

French: Berceau

Italian: Culla

Turkish: Beşik


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