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  Definition of crank
  1. a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle
  2. amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
  3. a whimsically eccentric person
  4. a bad-tempered person
  5. bend into the shape of a crank
  6. fasten with a crank
  7. rotate with a crank
  8. start by cranking; "crank up the engine"
  9. travel along a zigzag path; "The river zigzags through the countryside"
  10. (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
Similar Words: starter, methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk, chicken feed, glass, ice, shabu, trash, crackpot, nut, nut case, nutcase, fruitcake, screwball, grouch, grump, churl, crosspatch, crank up, zigzag, cranky, tender, tippy

 

Hyponyms: crank handle, starting handle, crab, crabby person, fire-eater, hothead, misanthrope, misanthropist

 

Entailments: turn

 

Derivational Morphology: crank up, grouch, grumble, scold, starter, zigzag, zig, zag

 

 
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