4 Letters
3 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use crab as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Crab
A 1 syllables noun and 4 letters with the letters a, b, c, and r, 3 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letters ra. Crab starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters c, cr, cra, and the ending characters are b, ab, rab, ..
A stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply; "he caught a crab and lost the race"
Middle English
School Grade
Crab is set as a kindergarten word that starts with c, ends with b, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 4 letters.
Is crab a scrabble word? A 8 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Crab in Pig Latin is said as "abcray or abcrway".
c | r | a | b
cr | ra | ab
cra | rab
Word Gram
Noun Examples
a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply;
"he caught a crab and lost the race"
decapod having eyes on short stalks and a broad flattened carapace with a small abdomen folded under the thorax and pincers
infests the pubic region of the human body
the edible flesh of any of various crabs
the fourth sign of the zodiac;
the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
a quarrelsome grouch
Verb Examples
"What was he hollering about?"
fish for crab
scurry sideways like a crab
direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Crab"

There are 274 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to crab.

Acquirecome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)
"He grew a beard"
"The patient developed abdominal pains"
Adoa rapid bustling commotion
Adopttake into one''s family
"They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
Air A Grievance
Assumeput clothing on one''s body
"What should I wear today?"
"He put on his best suit for the wedding"
"The princess donned a long blue dress"
"The queen assumed the stately robes"
"He got into his jeans"
Ball Up
Banka flight maneuver
aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning)
"the plane went into a steep bank"
Beach Flea
Beefcattle that are reared for their meat
Beef Cattle

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There are 1 anagrams from crab.

Anagram Definition
Craba stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply
"he caught a crab and lost the race"

View English words with the unique letters used in crab. Words With The Letters Abcr


Crab has 2 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Rowthe act of rowing as a sport
Rowingthe act of rowing as a sport

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Is crab a scrabble word or can you use crab in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 18154 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 21288 games. This 4 letter 8 point scrabble word can be rearranged 24 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, b, c, and r? There's 7 with 6 letters or less with the letters a, b, c, and r. Here is a list of 7 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Crab (4 letters) 8 10 crab
Scarab (6 letters) 10 +2 12 +2 crabas
Bract (5 letters) 9 +1 11 +1 bract
Crabs (5 letters) 9 +1 11 +1 crabs
Crabby (6 letters) 15 +7 17 +7 crabby
Barsac (6 letters) 10 +2 12 +2 crabas
Bracts (6 letters) 10 +2 12 +2 abcrst


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