Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Noun: crib  krib
  1. [N. Amer] Baby bed with high sides made of slats
    - cot [Brit]
     
  2. A literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly)
    - pony [N. Amer], trot
     
  3. A bin or granary for storing grains
     
  4. The cards discarded by players at cribbage
     
  5. A card game (usually for two players) in which each player is dealt six cards and discards one or two
    - cribbage
Verb: crib (cribbed,cribbing)  krib
  1. Use a crib, as in an exam
     
  2. (crime) take unauthorized (intellectual material)
     
  3. Line with beams or planks
    "crib a construction hole"

Derived forms: cribs, cribbed, cribbing

Type of: baby bed, baby's bed, bin, card game, cards, cheat, chisel, garner, granary, interlingual rendition, lift, line, plagiarise [Brit], plagiarize, playing card, rendering, translation, version

Encyclopedia: Crib