craven craven  /ˈkreɪ vən/


  1. (n) an abject coward
  2. (adj) lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful



  1. Its management was either inept or craven or both.
  2. I know PG-13 is the new R; the Motion Picture Association of America's ratings system is a lot more flexible-lenient-craven than it used to be.
  3. Not thus craven was Herr Soederstroem.


  1. 6 Hour Craven County Standoff Ends Peacefully

    The Craven County Sheriff's Office responded to a home about 3:30 Tuesday afternoon to serve involuntary commitment papers which evolved into a standoff situation that lasts about 6 hour.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WITN 7 North Carolina

  2. Craven commissioners make few changes to proposed 2013-14 budget

    While Craven County commissioners noted the merit of several requests made by those speaking at the public hearing for the 2013-14 budget, they are standing firm on a proposed $97.6 million budget that does not use any fund balance and includes a quarter-cent property tax rate cut.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: New Bern Sun Journal

  3. Craven County neighbors want the city's help cleaning up tainted soil

    Craven County neighbors whose homes were built on old dumping grounds are asking the city to clean up the land. City leaders said the dump site was not city owned or operated when it was open, and it's not the city's responsibility to clean it up.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: News Channel 12 New Bern

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  • "No faith justifies these murderous and craven acts; no just and loving God looks upon them with favor," Obama said.
    on Nov 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Bloomberg

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