Thesaurus

crow

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of crow

  1. 1 to feel or express joy or triumph being the home of the new Super Bowl champs was the first thing that city residents had to crow about in a very long time Synonyms of crow exult, delight, exuberate, glory, jubilate, joy, kvell, rejoice, triumphWords Related to crow gloat, preen, swell; boast, brag; flaunt, parade, show off, strut, swaggerNear Antonyms of crow bemoan, bewail, grieve, lament, regret, weep

  2. 2 to praise or express pride in one's own possessions, qualities, or accomplishments often to excess the in-your-face crowing by some of the winning athletes at the Olympics was embarrassing Synonyms of crow blow, brag, bull [slang], boast, gasconade, swagger, vapor, vauntWords Related to crow bluster, harangue, puff; pride; gush; exult, glory, rejoice; brandish, display, exhibit, expose, flaunt, glorify, parade, show off; magnify, maximizeNear Antonyms of crow belittle, deprecate, diminish, discount, laugh off, minimize, play down, pooh-pooh (also pooh), shrug off, underrate, undervalue; bemoan, lament, mourn, regret

Synonym Discussion of crow

boast, brag, vaunt, crow mean to express pride in oneself or one's accomplishments. boast often suggests ostentation and exaggeration
    • boasts of every trivial success
, but it may imply a claiming with proper and justifiable pride.
    • the town boasts one of the best museums in the area
brag suggests crudity and artlessness in glorifying oneself.
    • bragging of their exploits
vaunt usually connotes more pomp and bombast than boast and less crudity or naïveté than brag.
    • vaunted his country's military might
crow usually implies exultant boasting or bragging.
    • crowed after winning the championship


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