Definition of catch a crab in English:
Rowing Make a faulty stroke in which the oar is under water too long or misses the water altogether.
- Just strokes before the line, Great Britain's second crew caught a crab which slowed them down to a crawl.
- With less than 100 metres to go Great Britain had a slight lead in the first of two repechages when bow, Alison Mowbray, caught a crab.
- In a very unusual display at this level of rowing, Kucharski caught a crab with 200 metres to go pushing them further back.
Definition of catch a crab in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan