crowbar crowbar  /ˈkroʊ ˌbɑr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A crowbar to the knees.
  2. Another piece of advice I'd say is, lovers are often little more than the crowbar you needed to get out of your marriage, but you don't need to marry the crowbar.
  3. The explosion drove a crowbar through the left side of his head.

News

  1. 'Ride of the Valkyries' rouses Caltech students for finals

    In a long-standing ritual, residents at one of Caltech's dorms wake to Wagner's score during their stressful finals season. The courtyard at Blacker House at Caltech was quiet at 6:59 a.m. Wednesday, the empty concrete space littered with several splintered wooden pallets, three large tires, a crowbar and sledgehammer.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Le Roy mother facing new criminal charges, accused of burglary

    A Le Roy woman, already facing a pot growing charge, has been arrested again on an unrelated burglary charge. Sara E. Schimley, 23, is accused of unlawfully entering or remaining in the apartment of an acquaintance between April 1 and May 24 and brandishing a crowbar and putty knife. She was arrested by Le Roy PD on charges of first degree burglary, a Class B felony, and criminal possession of a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Batavian

  3. New Orleans Crime Report: Estranged wife hits eastern New Orleans man on head with crowbar

    A man was hit over the head with a crowbar after his estranged wife broke into his eastern New Orleans home Thursday night. New Orleans police said the woman unlawfully entered the 31-year-old man's house in the 7700 block of...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Quotes

  1. "You couldn't get me away from here with a crowbar," Jones said Monday before Team USA's optional workout at Rogers Centre. "I haven't even contributed to this point, at least offensively."
    on Mar 9, 2009 By: Chipper Jones Source: ESPN

  2. "My problem isn't with Chuck Liddell getting in shape. The problem is Chuck's chin. Anybody who's been in the sport long enough knows you used to be able to hit him in the face with a crowbar and you couldn't even wobble him. That's not the case...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Dana White Source: StarPhoenix

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