crow

crow crow noun 1. a large bird, completely or mostly black, with a rough unpleasant cry • 乌鸦 2. a sound like that of a cock / rooster crowing • (像雄鸡的)啼叫声,喔喔叫声:
»She gave a little crow of triumph.
她轻轻地发出了胜利的欢呼声。
【IDIOMS】 as the ˈcrow flies • in a straight line • 成直线地;笔直地:
»The villages are no more than a mile apart as the crow flies.
这些村庄直线距离相隔不超过一英里。
--› more at eat , stone v. verb 1. [V] (of a cock / rooster 雄鸡) to make repeated loud high sounds, especially early in the morning • (尤指在清晨)啼叫,打鸣 2. crow (about / over sth) (disapproving) to talk too proudly about sth you have achieved, especially when sb else has been unsuccessful • (尤指在其他人不成功时)扬扬自得地夸口,自鸣得意 【SYN】 boast , gloat : ▪ [V]
»He wonˈt stop crowing about his victory.
他滔滔不绝地夸耀自己的胜利。
▪ [V speech]
»ˈIˈve won, Iˈve won!ˈ she crowed.
"我赢了,我赢了!"她得意忘形地叫道。
▪ [also V that] 3. [V] (BrE) (of a baby 婴儿) to make happy sounds • 欢叫
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[krәu]
n. 烏鴉, 似烏鴉的鳥, 撬棍
vi. 啼叫, 報曉, (嬰孩)格格地笑

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