crowbar

noun crow·bar \ ˈkrō-ˌbär \

Definition of crowbar

:an iron or steel bar that is usually wedge-shaped at the working end for use as a pry or lever

crowbar

transitive verb

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First Known Use of crowbar

1748


CROWBAR Defined for English Language Learners

crowbar

noun

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

crowbar

noun crow·bar \ ˈkrō-ˌbär \

Definition of crowbar for Students

:a metal bar used as a lever (as for prying things apart)


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