Reverse Dictionary: CROW – CRX

a crow or raven CRAKE c1320 N. Eng. dial.
a flock of crows MURDER a1475
the carrion crow AMEN-PREACHER E19 W. Indies sl.
the carrion crow BLACKNEB Bk1911 Sc.

to caw as a crow KAAK 1605 obs.
to caw as a crow QUAWK 1821 Eng. dial.
to utter a harsh, grating cry, as a crow CRAKE c1386

CROWBAR – NOUNS (also see burglar, tools)
– a crowbar BAL-IRE Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a crowbar BAR Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a crowbar GAFF Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a crowbar GRANNY BAR 1919 Amer. dial.
– a crowbar GRANNY TOOL 1919 Amer. dial.
– a crowbar JACK 1968 Amer. dial.
– a crowbar TILL-IRON Bk1905 N. Ireland
 a large crowbar ALDERMAN L19 sl.
– an iron crowbar GABLOCK c1746 Eng. dial.
– a short crowbar used by burglars, generally made in sections screwing together JEMMY 1752
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers BESS Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers BETTY Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers CROW Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers DOG Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers JACK-IN-THE-BOX Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers JAMES 1819 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers JILT Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers LORD-MAYOR Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers PERSUADING PLATE Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers PIG’S-FOOT Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers SCREW Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers THE STICK 1879 criminals’ sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers TIVVILL Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers TWIRL Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, used by housebreakers TWIST Bk1896 sl.
– a short crowbar, usually made in sections screwing together, used by housebreakers JIMMY 1752 sl.
– a small crowbar JENNY 1690 thieves’ sl.
– a wooden crowbar or lever LEWDER 1825 Sc.

– crowded THRANGED 1845 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– crowded THRONGED (-UP) 1845 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– crowded ZOOED 1988 US surfing sl.
– crowded, abundant, numerous THICK ON THE GROUND 1893 UK sl.
– crowded close together CHOCKER 1956 colloq.
– crowded, confined, closely packed COBBY 19C Eng. dial.
– crowded, confined; incommoded by want of space or pressure of business THRUSTEN 1899 Eng. dial.
– crowded, confused THRUMMELT Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– crowded, heaped up UP-HEAPED 1803 Eng. dial. 
– crowded, huddled LIKE SARDINES IN A TIN M19 colloq.
– crowded, huddled PACKED LIKE SARDINES M19 colloq.
– crowded, in crowded conditions THICK AS A DOZEN IN A BED 1868 Amer. dial.
– crowded, in crowded conditions THICK AS FIVE IN A BED 1855 Amer. dial.
– crowded, in crowded conditions THICK AS FOUR IN A BED 1942 Amer. dial.
– crowded, in crowded conditions THICK AS SIX IN A BED 1965 Amer. dial.
– crowded, in crowded conditions THICK AS THREE IN A BED 1844 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– crowded, packed HUNCHED TOGETHER Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed HUNCHED UP Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed LIKE HERRINGS Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed LIKE SARDINES Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed LIKE SARDINES IN A BARREL Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed PACKED LIKE HERRINGS Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed PACKED LIKE HERRINGS IN A BARREL Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed PACKED LIKE SARDINES IN A BARREL Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed SCROOCHED TOGETHER Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed SCROOCHED UP Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed SQUASHED TOGETHER Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed SQUASHED UP Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed THICK AS FLIES Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed THICK AS HOPS Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, packed THICK AS THIEVES Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– crowded, popular, full of people LINED 1960s Amer. sl.
– crowded, thronged, frequented CELEBRIOUS 1627 obs.
– crowded; pressed for space; numerous, thick THRANG 1808 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– crowded; pressed for space; numerous, thick THRONG 1781 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– crowded; tight-fitting CHOKEY 2003 Trinidad and Tobago
– crowded together; gathered together BUNCHED UP TIGHTER THAN A DONKEY’S ASSHOLE 1977 Amer. sl.
– crowded together; thick, dense RANK a1400-50 obs. exc. N. Eng. dial.
– crowded together, thronging PANG 1827 Sc.
– excessively crowded THRAPT-FULL Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– extremely crowded ASS-TO-ELBOW 1980s US sl.
– pert. to crowds or flocks, common GREGARIAN M17 rare or obs.
 said of people crowded or pressed close together, one behind the other ASSHOLE TO BELLY BUTTON 1973 US sl.
– thickly crowded THICK-THRANG 1892 Sc.
– very crowded; very closely packed together LIKE HERRINGS IN A BARREL 1704
– in a mingled crowd or heap TAG-RAG 1582 obs.
– in crowds, in large quantities, in great numbers BY HEAPS 1523 obs.
– a bustling crowd RAMMY 1935 Sc. sl.
– a bustling crowd, a hurry, flurry, fluster, haste SCAD 1897 Sc.
– a bustling, stirring crowd, a mob; a conglomeration of objects PARROCK 1813 Sc.
– a close-packed and confused crowd; a muddle MIRD 1895 Sc.
– a confused crowd BRAENGEL Bk1911 Sc.
– a confused crowd of disorderly people; the noise of such a rabble RABBLE-ROUTER 19C Eng. dial.
– a confused crowd of living things, esp. when in motion WALLER 1825 Sc.
– a confused crowd of people or animals; a numerous family of little children; a huddle of small animals MERDIL;  MERDLE 1882 Sc.
– a confused crowd; a knot or tangle HATTER 1835 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a crowd BAINGIE 1933 Sc.
– a crowd BING 1860 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a crowd CABOODLE 1858 sl.
– a crowd CABOOSH 1929 Sc.
– a crowd MUNG a1728 Eng. & Amer. dial., rare
– a crowd RAMJAM 1970s Black British sl.
– a crowd RANGEL;  RANGLE 1742 Sc.
– a crowd RASH B1900 Sc.
– a crowd RORT c1912 Aust. sl.
– a crowd THE WHOLE CABOODLE 1858 sl.
– a crowd THE WHOLE CABOOSE 1870 sl.
– a crowd THRAP 1851 Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a company of people; an organization; a gang or team LAYOUT 1867 Amer. dial.
– a crowd, a concourse of people RANDIGAL 1864 Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a concourse of people; a resorting, gathering REPAIR 1895 Sc.
– a crowd; a crush JAM 1812 colloq.
– a crowd, a gang or company CREW 1578 colloq.
– a crowd, a gathering MAGAZINE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a great number MAMPUS 1851 Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a group KENNELRIE a1838 Sc. obs.
– a crowd, a group PACK AND BOODLE 1950 Amer. dial.
– a crowd, a group, a great number BANG 1727 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– a crowd, a group of people or things; the whole lot CAPUSH 1966 Amer. dial.
– a crowd, a large group of things or people; the whole lot CAPOOT 1968 Amer. dial.
– a crowd, a large number BREAK Bk1911 Sc.
– a crowd, a large number RAFF a1677 Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a lot; a large and miscellaneous collection of things or people KADABBLE 1967 Amer. dial.
– a crowd, a lot; a large and miscellaneous collection of things or people KADOODLE 1967 Amer. dial.
– a crowd, a lot; a large collection RAFT 1833 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– a crowd, a mass of people THICK 1828 Sc. obs.
– a crowd, a multitude ANGERIE 1866 Sc.
– a crowd, a multitude ARGERIE Bk1898 Sc.
– a crowd, a multitude; a large amount or number; a great many, a lot SIGHT 1809 Amer. dial.
– a crowd, a multitude, swarm SCRAE;  SKRAE 1899 Sc.
– a crowd, a multitude; swarm; a large quantity or number VERMIN 1745 Sc.
– a crowd, an indefinite quantity, amount or number, usually a large one MESS 1809 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– a crowd, a press; pressure; a rush THROW 1868 Sc.
– a crowd, a quantity TEW 1809 Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a seething mob FERKISHIN 1856 Sc.
– a crowd, a throng DRINGLE 1874 Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a throng THROCK Bk1905 Sc. obs.
– a crowd, a throng of people THRING c1205 obs.
– a crowd, a throng, a multitude; a number; used both of persons and things MANZY 1598 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a throng, a multitude; a number; used both of persons and things MENYIE 1598 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a throng, a multitude; a number; used both of persons and things MENZIE 1598 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a throng; a considerable number or quantity THRAVE 1792 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a throng; a considerable number or quantity THREAVE 1792 Eng. dial.
– a crowd, a throng; a considerable number or quantity TRAVE 1792 Sc.
– a crowd, collection; a large amount THE WHOLE BOODLE 1833 Amer. dial., sometimes derogatory
– a crowded, chaotic event, esp. one intended to garner media attention RAT FUCK 1991 sl.
– a crowded state THRONGNESS 1724-32 Sc.
– a crowd, everyone, the whole lot; the whole quantity, party, etc.; rabble BOILING 1833 Sc. & Amer. dial.
– a crowding together in a disorderly manner RALLY 1815 Sc.
– a crowd of people BANYEL Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a crowd of people PUISSANCE 1423 obs.
– a crowd of people OUTFIT 1883 sl., orig. US
– a crowd of people; a throng PUSH 1718 rare
– a crowd or group of people CRUSH 1904 sl., orig. US
– a crowd; orig. a band of harvesters BEDRIP 1893 Ireland
– a crowd or ‘swarm’ of men or animals BEE-DROVE Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– a crowd, pack, lot BOODLE E17 sl., chiefly US
– a crowd, the lot; a large group of people at a public gathering OUTLAY 1909 Amer. dial.
– a crowd, the whole lot; a group KAPOODLE 1915 Amer. dial.
– a disorderly crowd SCOOT Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– a disorderly crowd; a boisterous assembly of people; a great gathering RALLY 1815 Sc.
– a disorderly crowd: a dirty or untidy place or room AUCTION 1865 Eng. dial.
– a disorderly crowd, rabble; a great confusion RIBBLE-RABBILL 1771 Sc.
– a little crowd or mob MOB-BEG 1881 Eng. dial.
– a mania for crowds DEMOMANIA Bk1991
– a mania for crowds OCHLOMANIA Bk1991
– a noisy crowd, a racket, noise, confusion TANRACKET Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a small crowd RABBLETY 19C Eng. dial.
– a tumultuous crowd of people; a disorderly assemblage, a mob; a rabble RABBLEMENT 1548 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– a tumultuous crowd of people; a mob; the noise of such a rabble RABBLE ROUT 1599
– a tumultuous crowd or array of people; a disorderly assemblage; a mob; the scum of society; a great confusion RIBBLE-RABBLE 1635
– a very small crowd at a competition MOTHERS AND LOVERS 1989 Aust. sl.
– a frolicsome, mischievous crowd, esp. of children RAMMATREK 1866 Sc.
dislike of crowds; a hatred of people DEMOPHOBIA Bk1991
fear of being in crowded, public places, like markets AGORAPHOBIA 1871
fear of crowds OCHLOPHOBIA 1885 rare
fondness for crowds DEMOPHILIA Bk1991
– the entire crowd; all CALABOSH 1952 Amer. dial.
– the midst of the crowd or bustle; the busiest part or time THE THICK OF THE THRANG Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– the noise or commotion made by a crowd DEVIL-RACKET Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– the noise or commotion made by a crowd DEVIL-ROUTER Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– the state of being crowded or packed together; a crush, a squeeze PACK 1928 Sc.
– a member of a crowd or mob MOB-MAN 1747 rare
– a member of a crowd or mob MOBSMAN 1868 rare
– a member of a crowd or mob; a member of the common people MOBSTER 1735 obs.
a person who fears crowds or mobs OCHLOPHOBE Bk1991
– a person who has an aversion to a crowd OCHLOPHOBIST 1867 rare
– one of a crowd of people MOBBER 1745 Eng. dial.
– to act in a crowd MOB;  MOB IT L17 sl.
– to be crowded; to be lively HUM 1887 US sl.
– to be too much crowded BE THRONG IN THE REED 1853-62 Ireland
– to collect a crowd  RISE A BARNEY Bk1903 showmen’s usage
– to collect in crowds, to gather HATTER Bk1902 Sc.
– to crowd SCHROWD;  SCROWD;  SKROUD 1789 Amer. dial.
– to crowd THRAP 1814 Eng. dial.
– to crowd in great confusion RIBBLE-RABBLE B1900 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to crowd, or huddle together in a confined space MUG 1878 UK sl.
– to crowd over; to force, push, or squeeze one’s way SCROOCH 1909 Amer. dial.
– to crowd people together like pigs PIG 1745 rare
– to crowd people together like pigs PIG TOGETHER 1848 rare
– to crowd something out OONTZ OUT 1947 Amer. dial.
– to crowd, to fill up RAM UP 1970s Black British sl.
– to crowd, to fill up RAM 1970s Black British sl.
– to crowd, to gather, to assemble BIKE 1790 Sc.
– to crowd together in a confused manner PARROCK Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to crowd together, jostling each other HUSTLE 1823
– to crowd together like rabbits RABBIT 1892 obs.
– to crowd together, to huddle up SCROOCH UP 1927 Amer. dial.
– to crowd together; to press down SCRINGE 1790 Eng. dial. obs.
– to crowd together, to squeeze in SCROUCH 1844 Amer. dial.
– to crowd together; to squeeze yourself into a small space SCRINCH;  SCRINCH DOWN;  SCRINCH UP 1870 Amer. dial.
– to crowd, to heap together; to throng; to press, compress, squeeze THRUMBLE 1589 chiefly Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– to crowd, to mix confusedly MENYIE Bk1905 Sc.
– to crowd, to move in a confused crowd BANYEL Bk1898 Sc.
– to crowd, to pack closely together RAM-JAM 19C Eng. dial.
– to crowd, to press round, to bunch together; to romp around together RALLY 1866 Sc.
– to crowd, to press, to squeeze, to huddle together THRUTCH 1874 Eng. dial.
– to crowd, to press, to throng; to move or gather in a crowd; to assemble THRING a800 obs.
– to crowd, to push against; to force into, out of, etc. a crowded space SCROUGE;  SCROWDGE;  SKROUGE 1789 Amer. dial.
– to crowd, to push, to squeeze THRUST Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to crowd, to push; to squeeze one’s way SCROOGE 1904 Amer. dial.
– to crowd, to push; to squeeze one’s way SCRUDGE 1904 Amer. dial.
– to crowd, to smother; to trample down; to press injuriously upon or against OPPRESS 1382 obs.
– to crowd, to squeeze; to thrust; to push THRUSSEN 1874 Eng. dial.
– to crowd, to throng THRAG 1809 Eng. dial.
– to crowd, to throng THRAVE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to crowd, to throng THROCK Bk1905 Sc. obs.
– to crowd, to throng, to press; to wrestle THRIMBLE 1774 Sc.
– to crowd, to thrust; to push, to squeeze THRUSTEN 1874 Eng. dial.
– to crowd upon; to crush or jam CRUDGE 1868 Eng. dial.
– to crowd up, to choke RAMIFY 19C Eng. dial.
– to greatly crowd CROWD TO VERJUICE a1625 obs.

a royal crown or diadem GARLAND c1330 obs.

crucial, determining SHOWDOWN Bk1974 Amer. sl.

a crucial element MONEY 1960 Amer. sl.
a crucial moment NICK Bk1942 Amer. sl.
a crucial moment NICK OF TIME Bk1942 Amer. sl.
a crucial moment THE SCRATCH Bk1942 Amer. sl.
a crucial moment TIME OF NICK Bk1942 Amer. sl.
a crucial moment ZERO HOUR Bk1942 Amer. sl.
the most crucial or basic aspects of something THE NITTY-GRITTY 1963 sl., orig. US

applied to a crucial or decisive moment  WHEN THE CHIPS ARE DOWN 1945 sl., orig. US

a crucifix PAPIST-STROKE 1825 Sc., jocular usage

– crude and raucous; untamed; uncouth WILD AND WOOLLY 1884
crude, clumsy, rough, erratic; frightening, hair-raising HAIRY 1848
crudely expressed NOT EVEN WRAPPED-UP L19 colloq.
– crude, plain, simple; of a type or style appropriate to the country; said of a thing RUSTICAL 1483
crude, rough and ready; without the formal training or qualifications usually considered necessary for an occupation BUSH 1851
– crude; rough; unrefined, vulgar RUSTIC 1576 depreciative usage
crude, uncultivated HALF-CUT 1843 Amer. dial.
crude, unpleasant, uncouth SALTY 1930s sl.
crude, vulgar; unsophisticated DUNGHILL 1548 rare
crude, vulgar; usually used of a youth OIKISH 1930s sl.
exceptionally crude or tasteless NOBROW 1995 Amer. sl.

a crude or shapeless thing QUAB 1628
– a crude word or act GROSSERY Bk1966 US students’ sl.
the process or result of making something crude CRUDIFICATION 1910

a crude, boorish, ignorant Black person, a country bumpkin BUNGO 20C W. Indies & Jamaica
a crude, large individual BOZO 1930 Amer. students’ sl.
a crude, obnoxious, loud person OBNO 1979 Amer. students’ sl.
a crude, obnoxious person OBNOC 1970s US students’ sl.
a crude, obnoxious person OBNOXO 1970s US students’ sl.
a crude or doltish person MISSING LINK 1901 US sl., jocular usage
a crude or ill-mannered person; a misfit; a child who misbehaves; an insignificant person; an immoral woman OUTLAW 1965 Amer. dial.
a crude or obnoxious old man (Alter Kaker) A.K. 1920 US sl.
a crude, unruly person; a member of a rough party of fun-makers; orig. applied to residents of Fulton Co., Illinois AMARUGIAN;  AMERUGIAN 1856 Amer. dial.
a crude, unruly person; a member of a rough party of fun-makers ANAROOGIAN;  ANNARUGIAN 1856 Amer. dial.
a crude, violent, or sexually aggressive male BEAST Bk2006 US sl.
a person with crude, rough manners RAMGUNSHOCH 1825 Sc.

to make crude CRUDIFY 1899 rare

– brutally cruel, inhuman BEASTLY 1558 obs.
– cruel CRUENT 1524 obs. rare
– cruel IDI 2003 UK sl.
– cruel MUSHINFOW Bk1866 Sc.
– cruel, actively evil, deadly, dire, pernicious, destructive BALE a1000 obs.
– cruel and ruthlessly competitive DOG-EAT-DOG 1850s Amer. sl.
– cruel and treacherous, lurking to do mischief FELL-LURKING Bk1908
– cruel and treacherous; deceitful CROCODILIAN 1632 obs.
– cruel and unfeeling ROCK-HEARTED 1656
– cruel, awful, deadly, wicked WAN c1400 obs., poetic usage
– cruel, barbaric, illiberal MEDIEVAL L19 sl.
– cruel, barbarous, of evil or deceitful nature DERN c897 obs.
– cruel, bitter, biting SHARP-TOOTHED 1604 rare
– cruel, bitter, severe ASPRE c1374 obs.
– cruel, bloodthirsty, eager to kill SANGUISUGOUS 1615 obs.
– cruel, bloodthirsty, fierce, relentless TIGERANTIC a1704 obs.
– cruel, bloodthirsty, fierce, relentless TIGERISH 1573
– cruel, bloodthirsty, fierce, relentless TIGERLY 1633 rare
– cruel, bloodthirsty, fierce, relentless TIGEROCIOUS 1874 nonce word
– cruel, bloodthirsty, fierce, relentless TIGEROUS 1532 obs. rare
– cruel, bloodthirsty, fierce, relentless TIGERY 1859 rare
– cruel, bloodthirsty, fierce, relentless TIGRISH 1573
– cruel, bloodthirsty, fierce, relentless TIGROUS 1532 obs. rare
– cruel, bloodthirsty, murderous; delighting in carnage SANGUINARY 1623
– cruel, bloodthirsty; merciless; attended by bloodshed SANGUINOUS 1663 obs.
– cruel, bloodthirsty; merciless; eager to kill SANGUINOLENT 1577-87 rare
– cruel, brutish, savage, rude, barbarous, uncivilized BESTIAL c1400
– cruel by being too virtuous HOLY-CRUEL a1616
– cruel, destructive FELLY 1583 obs.
– cruel, dreadful; characterized by or arising from vengeance or revenge VENGEABLE c1430 obs.
– cruel; exhibiting ill-will or bitter enmity, malevolent; very angry DESPITOUS c1374 obs.
– cruel, ferocious, violent EFFEROUS 1614 obs. rare
– cruel, fierce, evil HAGER Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– cruel, fierce, raging, furious, stern, wroth BREME c1175 obs.
– cruel, fierce, savage, barbarous TRUCULENT c1540
– cruel, hard-hearted FLINT-HEART 1596 obs.
– cruel, hard-hearted FLINT-HEARTED 1560
– cruel, hard-hearted, pitiless, merciless, unfeeling STONE-HEARTED 1569 rare
– cruel, hard-hearted; unfeeling PEBBLE-HEARTED 1887
– cruel, hard, unfeeling FLINTED 1582 obs.
– cruel, harsh ASPERT Bk1866 Sc.
– cruel; harsh KEEN a1000 obs.
– cruel, harsh, severe, unkind ILL 1786 Sc.
 cruel, harsh, surly, out of humour; lacking generosity, churlish; ungainly ILL-SET 1776 Sc.
– cruel, ill-disposed; having a wicked disposition ILL-KINDED 1917 Sc.
– cruel, ill-natured ATTERN c950 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– cruel, mad, furious, raging, outrageous VESANOUS 1656 obs.
– cruel, merciless; not susceptible to persuasion or to strong emotions HARD-HEARTED c1225
– cruel, merciless, pitiless, hard-hearted CREWELL c1385 obs.
– cruel, merciless; void of reverence, mercy or pity ORELESS a1000 obs.
– cruel, murderous; inflicting or involving brutal slaughter or injury BUTCHERLY 1528
– cruel or barbarous in manner BLOODY-MINDED 1545
– cruel, profligate, and tyrannical in conduct BAD Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– cruel, rough and violent, savage TARTAR 1809
– cruel, rough; fierce, violent; severe; keen, eager HETER;  HETTER a1400-50 obs.
– cruel, rough-natured ROUGH-HEWN 1600 obs.
– cruel, ruthless, pitiless, merciless IMPITEOUS 1877
– cruel, savage; exhibiting the tyranny, cruelty, or moral depravity of Nero NERONIAN 1598
– cruel, savage, ferocious FAROUCHIE 1825 Sc. obs.
– cruel, severe, hostile; fierce, bitter HATEL a850 obs.
– cruel, spiteful, malevolent, malicious DESPITEOUS c1510
– cruel; spiteful; pitiless, merciless DISPITEOUS 1803
– cruel, stern, obdurate, severe IRON-FACE Bk1892 Chinese Pidgin
– cruel, stern, violent HARAGEOUS a1400 obs.
– cruel, terrible, dreadful DERF a1225 obs.
– cruel, tyrannical, despotic SATRAPIAN 1822
– cruel, tyrannical, despotic SATRAPICAL 1823
– cruel, unfeeling, pitiless, malicious DOG-HEARTED 1608
– cruel, unkind, merciless, pitiless; unmerciful UNMERCIABLE a1382 obs.
– cruel, unpleasant EVIL 1930s sl.
– cruel, unpleasant MEAN-HAIR 1960s homosexual sl.
– cruel, vindictive, rough-mannered, violent LUNGEOUS 1787 Eng. dial.
– excessively and wantonly cruel; heinously wicked ATROCIOUS 1669
– extremely cruel and harsh, rigorous, severe DRACONIAN 1876
– extremely cruel and harsh; rigorous, severe DRACONIC 1708
– inhumanly cruel or savage; brutal, wild IMMANE 1599 rare
– not cruel or heartless UNDISPITEOUS 1598 obs.
– rendered cruel or savage SAVAGED 1611 obs. rare
– ruling with a cruel or firm hand; forceful, severe HARD-HANDED 1611
– unjustly cruel or severe, pitiless TYRANNOUS 1556
– using cruel language; threatening SEVIDICAL 1630 obs.
 cruelly HARAGEOUSLY c1440 obs.
– cruelly, ferociously MANKINDLY 1606 obs.
– cruelly, harshly HARD AND SHARP 1785 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– cruelly; pitilessly VENGEABLY 1412-20 arch.
– a cruel joke, remark, comment, etc. CRUELLIE;  CRUELLY 1959 colloq.
– an instance of cruel victimization ASS-FUCK 1977 Amer. sl.
– barbarous cruelty, barbarity BARBARISM 1603 obs.
– barbarous or savage cruelty; brutishness; wildness; fierceness; ferocity FERITY c1534
– cruel or unfair treatment SHAFTING 1970s US sl.
– cruelty CRUDELITY 1483 obs.
– cruelty CRUEL c1440 obs.
 cruelty, direness, dreadfulness, terribleness DIRITY 1586 obs. rare 
– cruelty, fierceness, harshness, savagery; malignity; also, sternness, severity FELLNESS c1410 obs.
– cruelty, hardness DURITY 1543 obs.
– cruelty practiced on college freshmen HAZING a1860 US
– inhuman cruelty; savagery, brutality; a cruel or savage act IMMANITY 1539 obs.
– a cruel and vile exactor or extortioner VAMPIRE 1741
– a cruel, evil, or rude person; generally used of women, but may also be used of men BITCH Bk1989 US college sl.
– a cruel, fierce, or tiger-like woman TIGRESS 1700
– a cruel, hard-hearted, or tyrannical man; a bad-tempered or unmanageable person; a man who treats his wife harshly TURK 1536
– a cruel or bloodthirsty person SPARTAN DOG a1616
– a cruel or fierce but beautiful woman PANTHERESS 1868
– a cruel or loathsome person HELL-KITE a1616 rare
– a cruel or otherwise very wicked person BAD HEART Bk1875 Eng. dial.
– a cruel or ruthless person MOLOCH 1659
– a cruel or savage person; a barbarian SALVAGE 1606 obs.
– a cruel or wicked person; a villain HELLICAT 1816 rare, orig. & chiefly Sc.
– a cruel or worldly woman BISCUIT 1952 Amer. sl.
– a cruel overseer or employer SIMON LEGREE 20C African-American sl.
– a cruel, savage, or fierce person; an unfeeling or brutal person SAVAGE 1606
– a cruel, unpleasant, or contemptible person NASTY PIECE OF WORK 1945
– a mock title for a cruel or ruthless person MOLOCHSHIP 1661 obs. nonce word
– an irrationally cruel person SCOURGEMUTTON 1581 obs.
– a person likened in some way to Herod the Great or his son Herod Antipas, esp. in displaying cruelty, tyranny, and wickedness HEROD c1405
– a person of cruel, fierce, rapacious, or bloodthirsty disposition TIGER 1500-20
– a person of such extreme cruelty or wickedness as to appear inhuman; a markedly cruel, depraved, vile, or hideous person MONSTER a1505
– a person who is cruel to animals MALISON Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– a person who practices cruel horseplay or hazes on another HAZER 1887 US
– a very cruel, violent, or repulsive person ANIMAL 1598
– to become cruel, to become greedy of flesh, to thirst for blood ACHARNE c1400 obs. rare
– to indulge in cruel or barbarous deeds SAVAGE 1563 obs. rare
– to make cruel, fierce, or frantic ENFELON 1477 obs.
– to make cruel, to render inhuman INHUMANIZE 1871 rare
– to provoke to cruelty or bitterness; to exasperate, to embitter INASPERATE 1599 obs. rare
– to render cruel or savage SAVAGIZE 1848 rare
– to subject to cruel horseplay, as practiced by students; to bully, to treat cruelly HAZE 1850 US

a cruise or voyage CAMPAIGN 1708 obs.

a person who is addicted to cruises CRUISE-OHOLIC 1989

a crumb MIRL 1845 Sc.
a crumb, a broken-off fragment, a morsel, a small shrivelled-looking object NIRL 1808 Sc.
a crumb, a shred, a fragment SCREED 1777 Sc. & Eng. dial.
a crumb, a small piece, a morsel OFFE c1420 obs. rare
– a crumb; a small piece of anything MINCH Bk1905 Sc. & Eng. dial.
a crumb, a small piece of anything edible; a fragment SCRIM Bk1904 Eng. dial.
a crumb of bread; the least particle of solid food; a bit of anything MILLIN 1900 Sc.
a crumb or mite of anything; a small piece of food MINCHINMINGIN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
crumbs, leavings; fragments that fall off in breaking or using anything OFFALS 1563-87 obs.
crumbs or remnants of food left by rats and mice YATTER 1925 Sc.
crumbs or scraps that fall from the table OF-FALLINGS 1636 Sc.
crumbs, scraps, rejects, things thrown aside OFF-FALLINGS 1660 Sc.

crumbling, brittle, crisp, as ‘smopple’ wood, or a ‘smopple’ pie crust SMOPPLE 1731 Eng. dial.
– having a crumbly or soft, sticky consistency MUMBLY 1847 rare, orig. Eng. dial.

– to cause to crumble or decay MURL a1525 Sc.
to crumble bread SUFFRIATE 1623 obs. rare
to crumble bread between the fingers THRIMBLE 1854 Eng. dial.
– to crumble or grate bread, etc. MYE 1381 obs.
– to crumble, to break easily into crumbs MURL 1600 Sc.
to crumble; to break into bits OFFE c1420 obs. rare
to crumble; to break or cut into pieces; to tear; to shred; to mangle; to carve awkwardly MAMMOCK 1520 Eng. dial.
– to crumble, to crush, to pulverize; to mash or reduce to a pulp MUSH 1781
– to crumble to dust; to waste; to wear away gradually through the effect of time and weather MITER 1859 Eng. dial.
to crumble; to tear; to mangle; to carve awkwardly MOMMOCK;  MUMMOCK 1853 Eng. dial.
to crumble up in eating MEISLE 1824 Sc.

crumpled CRUMPELTY Bk1942 Amer. sl.
crumpled by squeezing SCRUMPLED Bk1942 Amer. sl.
crumpled, rumpled RUMPLETY Bk1942 Amer. sl.
crumpled up WABBLED UP;  WOBBLED UP 1854 Amer. dial. obs.

to crumple RAFFLE c1728
to crumple SCRUMPLE Bk1913-17 Amer. dial.
to crumple, to crinkle SCRIMPLE 1535 obs. rare
to crumple, to crush, to squeeze SQUIZZEN B1900 Eng. dial.
to crumple; to form into a clump or clumps WOB;  WOB UP 1864 Amer. dial.
to crumple, to shrivel; to screw up SCRINKLE Bk1904 Eng. dial.
to crumple, to wrinkle WRIMPLE1611 obs. rare
to crumple, to wrinkle, to crinkle, to curl CRIMPLE c1440 obs. exc. Eng. dial.

– crunchy CRUMP 17C US

the noise made by crunching anything; a sharp, grinding noise SCRANCH 1881 Eng. dial.

to crunch, to eat noisily SCRANCH;  SCRAUNCH;  SKRANSH 1777 Sc. & Eng. & Amer. dial.
to crunch; to grind between the teeth SCRONCH 1828 Amer. dial.
to crunch with the teeth RAMSH;  RANSH;  RUNSH 1825 Sc.

– crushed, broken, smashed PAKARU 20C NZ sl., World War I services’ usage
 crushed by a blow, bruised BIRSED 1856 Eng. dial.
– in a crushed state IN VOGA Bk1905 Sc.
– a crush; a crowd JAM 1812 colloq.
– a crush, a squeeze; the state of being packed or crowded together PACK 1928 Sc.
– an agency that crushes or beats down, as with blows of a hammer HAMMER 1382
– to crush KNUSH a1400 obs. rare
– to crush QUEST 1647 obs. rare
– to crush SMUSH 1991 US sl.
– to crush flat SCON;  SKON Bk1904 Sc.
– to crush or destroy GRAUNCH 1881
– to crush or grind with a sharp, grating noise; to grind between the teeth SCRANCH;  SCRAUNCH;  SKRANSH 1777 Eng. dial.
– to crush or jam; to crowd upon CRUDGE 1868 Eng. dial.
– to crush or press roughly or carelessly SCASH;  SCASS 1801 Sc. obs.
– to crush or squash to pieces TO-QUASH c1375 obs.
– to crush to a pulp, to bruise; to beat up MANCH 1895 Eng. dial.
– to crush, to batter, to beat in BESNANG Bk1911 Sc.
– to crush, to beat, to trample into a soft mass JAMMOCK 1876 Eng. dial.
– to crush, to break in pieces FORBREAK c1000 obs.
– to crush, to break in pieces; to bruise; to overpower MANG 1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to crush, to bruise MODGE 1847 Eng. dial.
– to crush, to bruise; to press together, to squeeze, to compress THRING a1300 obs.
– to crush, to bruise, to squeeze, force, to press BIRSE Bk1911 Sc.
– to crush, to burst in RAM IN Bk1905 Sc.
– to crush, to crumble, to pulverize; to mash or reduce to a pulp MUSH 1781
– to crush; to crunch; to grind between the teeth; hence, to eat SCRONCH 1828 Amer. dial.
– to crush to death as a victim JUGGERNAUT 1830
– to crush, to flatten down, to squeeze flat QUAT c1400-50 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– to crush to fragments TO-GNIDE a1300 obs.
– to crush, to mash SMUSH 1825 Amer. dial.
– to crush, to oppress; to destroy, to kill a person QUENCH c1200 rare
– to crush, to overload; to oppress; to overwhelm ACCUMBER c1314 obs.
– to crush, to pack or tamp down; to flatten; often said of sand, snow, hair, etc. PANK 1937 Amer. dial.
– to crush to pieces; to be crushed, to break to pieces under pressure TO-CRUSH c1300 obs.
– to crush to pieces, to smash; to bruise severely TO-BRUISE c1000 obs.
– to crush, to press down; to overthrow; to bring to ruin DOWNTHRING c1430 Sc. obs.
– to crush, to push SCROOCH 1943 Amer. dial.
– to crush, to smash, to break down, to break in pieces DEBRUISE 1297 obs.
– to crush, to smash, to hit, to beat, to strike BASH 1790 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– to crush, to smash, to suffer crushing of some part of the body MASH 1832 Amer. dial.
– to crush, to spoil MALLYGRUGGLE 1919 Sc.
– to crush, to squeeze JAB Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– to crush, to squeeze SCRAM 1885 Eng. dial.
– to crush, to squeeze; to crumple SQUIZZEN B1900 Eng. dial.
– to crush, to squeeze; to rub vigorously SCRIM;  SKRIM Bk1904 Sc.
– to crush, to trample down, to smother, to crowd OPPRESS 1382 obs.
 to crush, to wrinkle; to rumple; to crumple RUNKLE a1425
– to crush utterly, to hit into small pieces HIT UP INTO MASH-MORTAR Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– to kill by crushing or suffocation OVERLAY 1953 Amer. dial.

a beggar’s crutches SYMPATHY STICKS Bk1942 Amer. sl.
– a crutch HECK 1898 Sc.
a crutch SCRITCH Bk1904 Eng. dial.
crutches ARM PROPS c1820 sl.
crutches PROPS Bk1942 Amer. sl.
crutches SAPS Bk1942 Amer. sl.
crutches STICKS Bk1942 Amer. sl.
crutches STILTS Bk1942 Amer. sl.

– a person who uses a crutch in walking HECKIE Bk1902 Sc.
– a person who uses a crutch in walking HECKSTER Bk1902 Sc.

to walk with crutches BILT Bk1898 Sc.

the crux or central point of a discussion, argument, etc.; the heart of a matter KNUB 1864