American English

Definition of craw noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  • the part of a bird's throat where food is kept
  • Idioms
      stick in your throat/craw (informal)
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    1. 1(of words) to be difficult or impossible to say She wanted to say how sorry she was but the words seemed to stick in her throat.
    2. 2(of a situation) to be difficult or impossible to accept; to make you angry
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: craw