crab

(redirected from crabbers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for crab

to express negative feelings, especially of dissatisfaction or resentment

Synonyms for crab

a quarrelsome grouch

(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer

the fourth sign of the zodiac

a louse that infests the pubic region of the human body

a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply

Related Words

scurry sideways like a crab

fish for crab

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Virginia crabbers can no longer work on Wednesdays in June, July and August.
Griffith D, Borre K, Schecter A, et al: An exploratory study of potential human health effects of deteriorating water quality among North Carolina crabbers.
A population survey did not identify a pattern of chronic health problems or neurologic symptoms reported by crabbers on affected waters, compared to crabbers elsewhere, but did document some of their work practices (8).
The exchange of gunfire between the two Koreas occurred on the ninth day of a naval confrontation caused by North Korea's daily incursions in the disputed buffer zone in the Yellow Sea, accompanying North Korean crabbers.
Primarily filmed in Galveston, Texas, the communications showcase elements of the traditional Gulf Coast seafood culture on which the concept is based - seafood shacks, crabbers with their boats bringing in a fresh catch, slowed-down seaside state of mind, homemade signs and, of course, Joe's authentic seafood offerings.
Last month stone crabbers dropped their traps when the season officially opened on Oct.
Because Russian crab imports are not subject to mandatory Country of Origin Labeling, the consumer often has no way of knowing whether they are buying Alaskan crab or Russian pirate crab," said Mark Gleason, Executive Director, Alaskan Bering Sea Crabbers.
Oyster growers, crabbers and fishermen have reported losses in the millions related to the strange events.
commercial fishing ports with crabbers, trawlers, smaller vessels and skiffs drawn to the fish-processing industry there.
Crabbers in six states split a $5 million pot Congress set aside for them.
It wasn't a great year for harvesting Dungeness, but there was hope: Crabbers were spotting large numbers of "teenagers," which would soon be big enough to harvest.
Nowadays, the traps are usually plastic, though some crabbers still use wooden ones.
But the estuary is still popular with sailors, so in addition to fishing boats, yachts often moor in the inner harbour, which is sheltered behind its lock gates, while along the quay local crabbers offload their catches onto lorries bound for Spain.
Crabbers has ordered him not to take the scruffy woollen hat he wears all winter when coaching youngsters at Moseley rugby club in case an amorous yak takes a fancy to him.