1

crag

noun \ ˈkrag \

Definition of crag

1 :a steep rugged rock or cliff
2 archaic :a sharp detached fragment of rock

cragged

play \ˈkra-gəd\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of crag

Middle English, of Celt origin; akin to Welsh craig rock


2

crag

noun

Definition of crag

chiefly Scotland

Origin and Etymology of crag

Middle English, from Middle Dutch crāghe; akin to Old English cræga throat — more at craw


CRAG Defined for Kids

crag

noun \ ˈkrag \

Definition of crag for Students

:a steep rock or cliff


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up crag? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

spoken rather than written

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one-green-toy-robot-amidst-many-red-toy-robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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