Definitions for crickkrɪk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a sharp, painful spasm of the muscles, as of the neck or back.
(v.t.)to give a crick or wrench to (the neck, back, etc.).
Origin of crick:
1400–50; late ME crikke, perh. akin to crick2
Ref: creek (def. 1). 1 1
* Northern and Western U.S..
Francis Harry Compton, born 1916, English biophysicist: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1962.
crick, kink, rick, wrick(noun)
a painful muscle spasm especially in the neck or back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
Crick, Francis Crick, Francis Henry Compton Crick(verb)
English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped discover the helical structure of DNA (1916-2004)
twist (a body part) into a strained position
"crick your neck"
A painful muscular cramp or spasm of some part of the body, as of the neck or back, making it difficult to move the part affected. (Compare catch.)
to violently spasm.
A village in Northamptonshire, England
A habitational surname derived from the placename
Francis Crick co-discoverer of the structure of DNA
the creaking of a door, or a noise resembling it
a painful, spasmodic affection of the muscles of some part of the body, as of the neck or back, rendering it difficult to move the part
a small jackscrew