1

craig

noun \ˈkrāg\

Definition of craig

plural

-s

Scottish

  1. :  1crag

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.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of craig

Middle English crag — more at crag (rock)


2

craig

noun \"\
variants: less commonly

craigie

or

craigy

\-gi\

Definition of craig

plural

craigs

also

craigies

Scottish

  1. :  2crag

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.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of craig

craig from Middle English crag, crage; craigie, craigy, diminutive of craig — more at crag (neck)


Seen and Heard

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

WORD OF THE DAY

a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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

TAKE THE QUIZ