Definitions for crowbarˈkroʊˌbɑr

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a steel bar, usu. flattened and slightly bent at one or both ends, used as a lever.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of crowbar:

1740–50, Amer.; so called because one end was beak-shaped

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crowbar, wrecking bar, pry, pry bar(noun)

    a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge


  1. crowbar(Noun)

    An iron or steel bar, often with a flattened end which may also be hook-shaped, to be used as a lever to manually force things apart.

  2. crowbar(Noun)

    An electrical circuit that prevents an overvoltage from causing damage.

  3. crowbar(Noun)

    A type of cocktail made with only Crown Royal whiskey and lemon lime soda.

  4. crowbar(Verb)

    To use force to move something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Crowbar(noun)

    a bar of iron sharpened at one end, and used as a lever


  1. Crowbar

    Crowbar is an American sludge metal band from New Orleans, Louisiana, characterized by their extremely slow, low-keyed, heavy and brooding songs that also contain fast hardcore punk passages. Crowbar is considered to be one of the most influential metal bands to come out of the New Orleans metal scene. Their slow, heavy, and brooding style of metal is known to be influential in the sludge metal, doom metal, and stoner metal genres.

Translations for crowbar

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a large iron stake with a bend at the end, used to lift heavy stones etc.

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