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Synonyms for crankkræŋk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grouch, grump, crank, churl, crosspatch(noun)

    a bad-tempered person

    Synonyms:
    skinflint, crank, trash, methamphetamine hydrochloride, glass, barbarian, crosspatch, methamphetamine, screwball, nut, nut case, ice, deoxyephedrine, peasant, churl, shabu, fruitcake, chicken feed, chalk, starter, boor, tike, grouch, niggard, tyke, meth, crackpot, grump, scrooge

    Antonyms:
    stable

  2. crackpot, crank, nut, nut case, fruitcake, screwball(noun)

    a whimsically eccentric person

    Synonyms:
    crank, testicle, trash, methamphetamine hydrochloride, bollock, testis, glass, junkie, crosspatch, methamphetamine, screwball, nut, nut case, ice, deoxyephedrine, churl, egg, shabu, fruitcake, chicken feed, chalk, addict, starter, orchis, grouch, junky, ballock, ball, meth, crackpot, grump, en, freak

    Antonyms:
    stable

  3. methamphetamine, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, meth, deoxyephedrine, chalk, chicken feed, crank, glass, ice, shabu, trash(noun)

    an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant

    Synonyms:
    spyglass, rubbish, crosspatch, applesauce, ice, trumpery, crank, chalk, looking glass, nut, churl, tripe, grouch, water ice, frosting, methamphetamine hydrochloride, codswallop, grump, fruitcake, internal-combustion engine, crackpot, field glass, deoxyephedrine, trash, drinking glass, scratch, scum, shabu, meth, methamphetamine, folderol, nut case, frappe, scrap, screwball, chicken feed, icing, glassful, glass, wish-wash, sparkler, ice rink, ice-skating rink, starter

    Antonyms:
    stable

  4. crank, starter(adj)

    a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle

    Synonyms:
    crosspatch, appetizer, neophyte, trash, methamphetamine hydrochloride, entrant, glass, fledgling, dispatcher, starter motor, methamphetamine, screwball, nut, nut case, ice, deoxyephedrine, churl, appetiser, shabu, fruitcake, chicken feed, chalk, starter, starting motor, newbie, grouch, crank, meth, crackpot, grump, freshman, newcomer, fledgeling

    Antonyms:
    stable

  5. crank, cranky, tender, tippy(verb)

    (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

    Synonyms:
    untoughened, pettish, crank, peckish, petulant, tender, sensitive, fond, peevish, tetchy, irritable, warm, raw, fractious, nettlesome, scratchy, techy, tippy, cranky, sore, affectionate, lovesome, testy

    Antonyms:
    stable

  6. zigzag, crank(verb)

    travel along a zigzag path

    Synonyms:
    crank up, crank, zigzag

    Antonyms:
    stable

  7. crank, crank up(verb)

    start by cranking

    Synonyms:
    crank up, crank, zigzag

    Antonyms:
    stable

  8. crank, crank up(verb)

    rotate with a crank

    Synonyms:
    crank up, crank, zigzag

    Antonyms:
    stable

  9. crank(verb)

    fasten with a crank

    Synonyms:
    crank up, zigzag

    Antonyms:
    stable

  10. crank(verb)

    bend into the shape of a crank

    Synonyms:
    crank up, zigzag

    Antonyms:
    stable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crank(a.)

    Synonyms:
    easy to be overset

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

crankshaft, ckp, boot

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. crank

    Synonyms:
    Crank case


Translations for crank

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • коляно, манивела, чудакBulgarian
  • manetaCatalan, Valencian
  • klikaCzech
  • Sonderling, Spinner, Kurbel, Kurbeln, Miesepeter, KauzGerman
  • στρόφαλος, μονομανής, λοξίαςGreek
  • cascarrabias, manivela, maniáticoSpanish
  • veivaaminen, mutka, pyörittää, marmattaa, kääkkä, pyöräyttää, veivaus, veivi, kampeaminen, kammeta, veivata, kränkkä, känkkäränkkä, valittaa, käänne, kampiFinnish
  • manivelleFrench
  • crangaidIrish
  • tukoki, tūkokikokiMāori
  • manivelaPortuguese
  • învârtire, maniac, manivelă, rotireRomanian
  • крюк, чуда́к, кривоши́п, поворо́т, изги́бRussian
  • čùdāk, čudàkinjaSerbo-Croatian
  • kľuka, roztociť, vypeckovaťSlovak
  • vev, veva, vevningSwedish
  • çevirme, huysuz, kelime oyunu, kol, manivela, kimseTurkish

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