- a young child's bed with barred or latticed sides；a barred container or rack for animal fodder; a manger.
- copy (another person's work) illicitly or without acknowledgment；steal.
verb: crib, 3rd person present: cribs, gerund or present participle: cribbing, past tense: cribbed, past participle: cribbed
noun: crib, plural noun: cribs
- 1. North American a young child's bed with barred or latticed sides tiptoeing over to the crib, he looked down at the sleeping child 同義詞
- ▪ a barred container or rack for animal fodder; a manger. 同義詞
- 2. informal a translation of a text for use by students, especially in a surreptitious way an English crib of Caesar's Gallic Wars 同義詞
- ▪ a thing that has been plagiarized is the song a crib from Mozart's “Don Giovanni?” 同義詞
- 3. North American informal an apartment or house there's a chance you might not get back to your crib tonight 同義詞
- 4. short for cribbage
- ▪ the cards discarded by the players at cribbage, counting to the dealer.
- 5. a heavy timber framework used in foundations for a building or to line a mine shaft.
- 1. informal copy (another person's work) illicitly or without acknowledgment he was taking an exam and didn't want anybody to crib the answers from him he often cribbed from other researchers
- ▪ archaic steal.
- 2. archaic restrain he had been so cabined, cribbed, and confined by office