Definition of crowbar
: an iron or steel bar that is usually wedge-shaped at the working end for use as a pry or lever
Recent Examples of crowbar from the Web
As the man raised the crowbar again, looking at the crowd in front of him, Stout moved in from behind.
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First Known Use of crowbar
CROWBAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of crowbar for English Language Learners
: a metal bar that has a thin flat edge at one end and is used to open or lift things
CROWBAR Defined for Kids
Definition of crowbar for Students
: a metal bar used as a lever (as for prying things apart)
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