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  Words related to crank

Related / 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

 

Definition:
  • a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle;
  • amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant;
  • a whimsically eccentric person;
  • a bad-tempered person;
  • bend into the shape of a crank;
  • fasten with a crank;
  • rotate with a crank;
  • start by cranking; "crank up the engine";
  • travel along a zigzag path; "The river zigzags through the countryside";
  • (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail;

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    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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