- 1[intransitive] (of a rooster) to make repeated loud high sounds, especially early in the morning A cock began to crow.
- 2[intransitive, transitive] (disapproving) to talk too proudly about something you have achieved, especially when someone else has been unsuccessful synonym boast synonym gloat crow (about/over something) He won't stop crowing about his victory. + speech “I've won, I've won!” she crowed. crow that… He crowed that they had sold out in one day.
NAmE//kroʊ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they crow
he / she / it crows
past simple crowed
-ing form crowing