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We found 48 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word crank:
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General dictionaries General (33 matching dictionaries)
  1. crank, crank, crank: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. crank, crank: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. crank: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. crank: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. crank, crank: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. crank: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. crank: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Crank, Crank: InfoVisual Visual Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Crank: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. crank: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. crank: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. crank: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. crank: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. crank: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. crank: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. crank: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Crank (Movie), Crank (Robots), Crank (album), Crank (book), Crank (disambiguation), Crank (film), Crank (mathematics), Crank (mechanism), Crank (motion picture), Crank (movie), Crank (novel), Crank (number theory), Crank (partition), Crank (person), Crank (persons), Crank (song), Crank (soundtrack), Crank (surname), Crank (village), Crank, Crank: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. crank: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  19. Crank: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. crank: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. crank: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Crank: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. crank: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Crank: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  25. Crank: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  26. crank: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  27. crank: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  28. crank: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  29. Crank, crank: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  30. crank: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  31. crank: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. CRANK: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. crank: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. crank: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. crank: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. crank: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. crank: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Crank: Totally Unofficial Rap [home, info]
  2. crank: American-Australian Slang Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Crank: Street Terms: Drugs and the Drug Trade [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. crank: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  2. Crank: Bicycle Glossary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Crank: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. crank: Oil and Gas Well Drilling and Servicing eTool [home, info]
  3. crank: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  4. Crank: Latitude Mexico [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (crank)

noun:  a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle
noun:  a whimsically eccentric person
noun:  a bad-tempered person
noun:  amphetamine used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
verb:  bend into the shape of a crank
verb:  fasten with a crank
verb:  rotate with a crank
verb:  start by cranking ("Crank up the engine")
verb:  travel along a zigzag path
adjective:  (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #8583)

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Phrases that include crank:   crank handle, crank calls, crank sensor, flat crank, neck crank, more...

Words similar to crank:   churl, crackpot, cranked, cranking, crankish, cranky, crosspatch, fruitcake, grouch, grump, nut, nutcase, screwball, starter, tender, tippy, zigzag, crank up, turn, more...

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