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crabs

noun
plural of crab

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crabs

verb
present tense third-person singular of crab

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1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • their two-year-old whined and crabbed for the whole car trip

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“Crabs.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crabs. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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