craw craw  /ˈkrɔ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food

Usage(s):

  1. He was your basic Reagan Democrat, fully loaded with a resonant, iron-edged voice and the ability to write razor lyrics that stuck in the mind and the craw.
  2. But Pariser and the MoveOniks can't seem to get Bill Clinton's success out of their craw.
  3. Still, they would need an incentive to cooperate, which would necessitate the sort of diplomatic quid pro quo on other issues that would stick in the craw of President Bush.

News

  • Bill Belichick: It's 'completely untrue' that I hate Tim Tebow

    A Yahoo! Sports report last week on Tim Tebow's struggles to land with an NFL team quoted a source who said that New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick "hates" Tebow as a player. Belichick is normally not one to let what the media says stick in his craw, but on Thursday he fired back at those who suggested he has any ill feelings toward the quarterback. Via ESPN Boston : "I wouldn't get ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: SB Nation

Quotes

  1. "You can't worry about that. If you keep that in your craw, then you're going to be affected by it in the next game," Utah coach Jerry Sloan said. "The biggest thing to do is to wipe it out and get ready to go tomorrow night."
    on May 15, 2008 By: Jerry Sloan Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "That kind of stuck in my craw," Paterno said. "I think a way to have an impact on the place is to have an impact on the people - the people around you and the people you coach."
    on Jul 18, 2008 By: Joe Paterno Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. In a series of television interviews yesterday, Mr Paulson said that he deeply regretted having to ask the American taxpayer for $700 billion to bail out Wall Street banks, adding that the rescue plan "sticks in my craw".
    on Sep 21, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Times Online

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