crab crab  /ˈkræb/


  1. (n) decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
  2. (n) a quarrelsome grouch
  3. (n) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
  4. (n) the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22
  5. (n) the edible flesh of any of various crabs
  6. (n) a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body
  7. (n) a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply
  8. (v) direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind
  9. (v) scurry sideways like a crab
  10. (v) fish for crab
  11. (v) complain


  1. Chili crab, Singapore's unofficial national dish, is not meant to be consumed politely covered in a gloopy sauce, the crab is usually served whole and eaten with your hands.
  2. I decided to grow just crab grass.
  3. The king crab, which often measures up to five feet between claw tips and weighs about 15 pounds, is tenderer than lobster, less oily than crab.


  1. 'Deadliest Catch': Edgar Hansen on brother Sig and family holidays

    Zap2it: Along with crab fishing, "Deadliest Catch" is about relationships, mostly father-son and brother-brother. That includes you and your older brother, Capt. Sig Hansen, of the F/V Northwestern. What's that dynamic?Edgar Hansen: He's the older brother, and he'll always be the older brother. So it goes back to our family. There was no hugging, no "I love yous" and "goodbyes," all that c ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Zap2It

  2. Upper Merion police May 31 - Theft at Joe's Crab Shack, King of Prussia Mall

    MALL AND VICINITY Theft Report Joe’s Crab Shack, 244 Mall Blvd. – May 24 between 7:25 and 7:53 p.m.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: King of Prussia Courier

  3. Joe’s Crab Shack opens in Riverhead

    Long Island gets its second Joe’s Crab Shack restaurant next week when the Houston-based chain cuts the ribbon at 1490 Old Country Road in Riverhead.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Long Island Business News

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  1. In giving his take on what happened, James said: "I watched it again, and I took a 'crab dribble,' which is a hesitation dribble, and then two steps."
    on Jan 5, 2009 By: LeBron James Source: USA Today

  2. "They're all hated," Ward said of the Ravens. "Anybody in purple, they're hated. It's a respect, but there's no love for them. They're not inviting me to come out and eat crab cakes with them."
    on Dec 10, 2008 By: Hines Ward Source:

  3. "Let us avoid what I call our crab mentality. I am appealing to all of you to avoid that. Let us unite so we will all be happy," Pacquiao said in the TV interview.
    on Nov 18, 2009 By: Manny Pacquiao Source: AFP

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