American crawl


Definition of American crawl

: crawl sense 2 specifically : a 6-beat crawl

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of American crawl

circa 1911, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About American crawl

Time Traveler for American crawl

Time Traveler

The first known use of American crawl was circa 1911

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near American crawl

American cranberry bush

American crawl

American crocodile

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for American crawl

Cite this Entry

“American crawl.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!