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crick

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noun \ˈkrik\

Simple Definition of crick

  • : a sudden pain especially in your neck or back that is caused by tight muscles

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crick

  1. :  a painful spasmodic condition of muscles (as of the neck or back)

Examples of crick in a sentence

  1. <got a crick in my neck from sleeping while sitting up>



Origin and Etymology of crick

Middle English cryk


First Known Use: 15th century


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crick

verb

Simple Definition of crick

  • : to develop a crick in (your neck or back)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of crick

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cause a crick in (as the neck)

  3. 2 :  to turn or twist (as the head) especially into a strained position

Examples of crick in a sentence

  1. He cricked his back sleeping on the sofa.



1884

First Known Use of crick

1884


Crick

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biographical name \ˈkrik\

Definition of Crick

  1. Francis Harry Compton 1916–2004 British biophysicist




Medical Dictionary

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crick

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noun \ˈkrik\

Medical Definition of crick

  1. :  a painful spasmodic condition of muscles (as of the neck or back)




2

crick

transitive verb

Medical Definition of crick

  1. :  to cause a crick in (as the neck)




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