Simple Definition of crow's nest
: a platform with short walls that is high on a ship's mast and from which you can see things (such as land and other ships) that are far away
Full Definition of crow's nest
: a partly enclosed platform high on a ship's mast for use as a lookout; also : a similar lookout (as for traffic control)
First Known Use of crow's nest
Rhymes with crow's nest
abreast, abscessed, appressed, armrest, arrest, at best, at rest, attest, backrest, beau geste, bed rest, behest, bequest, blood test, congest, conquest, contest, depressed, detest, devest, digest, distressed, divest, egest, eighth rest, field-test, flight-test, footrest, gabfest, half rest, hard-pressed, headrest, high-test, hillcrest, hope chest, houseguest, imprest, incest, infest, ingest, inquest, interest, invest, Key West, lovefest, love nest, Mae West, mare's nest, Midwest, molest, northwest, patch test, posttest, pretest, professed, protest, redbreast, repressed, request, revest, road test, scratch test, screen test, sea chest, skin test, slop chest, slugfest, southwest, spot test, steam chest, stress test, suggest, Trieste, t-test, unblessed, undressed, unrest, unstressed, war chest, whole rest, Wild West
CROW'S NEST Defined for Kids
Definition of crow's nest
: a partly enclosed place to stand high on the mast of a ship for use as a lookout
Learn More about crow's nest
Spanish Central: Translation of "crow's nest"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up crow's nest? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).