Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: crowing
IPA transcription: [kɹ'oʊɪŋ]
Pronunciations of crowing
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: boastful, braggart(a), bragging(a), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising
    Meaning: exhibiting self-importance; "big talk"
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade
    Meaning: an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade"
Usage examples
  • The three vagabonds soon came near a farmyard, where, upon the barn door, the cock was sitting crowing with all his might.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Liturgy of the Hours, License CC BY-SA 4.0