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Definition of the adjective Crablike

What does Crablike mean as an attribute of a noun?

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  1. Having some characteristics of a crab
  2. Walking or moving sideways

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Google previewDark Star II (2013)

by Robert Stetson

Others are moving by way of some weird crablike means in the same direction. Now the Fire Department pulls in ...

Google previewDARK STAR BOXED SET (2014)

by Robert Stetson

Others are moving by wayof some weird crablike means in thesame direction.

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Can′criform, Can′croid, crablike. [L. cancer; cog.with Gr.karkinos, a crab.] Cancionero, kanthēonē′ro, n. acollection of songs. [Sp.] Candelabrum, kandelā ′brum, n. a branched and ornamented candlestick:—pl.Candelā′bra. [L.] Candent ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Family of large homopterans in which the nymphs live underground, burrowing with the aid of crablike fore legs, and feeding on the sap of roots. Adults live in trees, and the males ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

Adjectives—deviating, deviative, aberrant, errant, roundabout; excursive, discursive; devious, desultory, rambling; stray, erratic, undirected, divergent, radial, forked, centrifugal; circuitous, indirect, zigzag; crablike; off center; off one's beat, ...

Google previewThe Little Giant Encyclopedia of the Zodiac (1997)

by Diagram Group

Physical appearance • Body: usually top heavy; can be slim, but often on the plump side • Face 1: crablike with a large head, high cheekbones and prominent brows; eyes small and far apart • Face 2: moonlike and baby-faced, round with soft ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Infectious Diseases (2007)

by Carol Turkington, Bonnie Ashby

While the scientific name for the pubic louse is Phthirius pubis, it gets its common name from its crablike appearance; it even has tiny pincer claws that it uses to hang onto the hairs. The pubic louse is a cousin of the body louse and the head ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Ballet Terms (1977)

by Leo Kersley, Janet Sinclair

Pas de bourrie fleoret, a crablike movement. While keeping the knees bent throughout the movement, the dancer shoots one foot out into second position and then closes the other foot in, immediately beginning again in the same direction.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Antarctic (2007)

by Beau Riffenburgh

The term ''stone crabs'' encompasses several crablike species pertaining to the family Lithodidae. The best-known representative is the Alaskan red king crab Paralithodes camtschaticus. Lithodid crabs are phylogenetically more closely ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

lope, mosey, saunter move backward and withdraw: recede move backward to inferior condition: retrogress move boat with long pole: punt move clumsily: lumber move crablike: sidle move faster: accelerate move in a circle: gyre move in a ...

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Video shows what crablike means. Having some characteristics of a crab. Walking or moving sideways. Crablike Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of C3R1A1B3L1I1K5E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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