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American English: /krɪb/
British English: /krɪb/

Translation of crib in Spanish:


  • 1 countable 1.1 (US) (child's bed)
    Example sentences
    • Normally, the hospital beds for infants are big cribs, but the sides come down so you can examine the baby and take care of them.
    • Hand-me-downs such as cribs, bassinets, strollers, high chairs, and clothes can help save time and money.
    • Shane lay on her sister's couch reading a parenting magazine while Lorna slept in her crib on the other side of the room.
    1.2 (British) (Nativity scene)
    Example sentences
    • Clay modeller Joe Camilleri is well known for his nativity representations, cribs and bas-reliefs in which he takes great care with details and style, especially in his figurines.
    • Pupils have brought some traditional festive cheer to a small rural village, by repairing nativity figures and a crib.
    • There are 142 stalls with gift items, children's toys, figures for nativity cribs, Christmas decorations, mulled wine, grilled sausages, and gingerbread.
    1.3 (US) (home)
    Example sentences
    • Mary lives wiv him in a council crib.
    • So what I meant was you should come over to ma crib so we can have us a party dis Friday.
    • If you do decide to travel to Châteauneuf to take in the warm sun and charming wines, don't expect a guided tour of the pope's old crib.
    1.4 (New Zealand) (holiday house)
    casita (feminine) de veraneo
  • 2 countable 2.1 (Farming) (manger)
    Example sentences
    • However, with cold weather and narrow, well-ventilated cribs, corn may be stored when grain moisture is several percentage points higher.
    • One summer, about 1952, a local ranch hand and I built a hay crib at the edge of the meadow north of the Keyes house.
    • She shooed away a hen that had wandered too close to the crib.
    2.2 (for storing grain) (US)
  • 4 countable (British) [colloquial] (Games) (cribbage) cribbage
    Example sentences
    • I remember having my ear glued to it as my brothers and sisters played cards - most often euchre and crib.
    • As in regular crib, there is luck in the run of the cards.
    • As we grew older we played cards - five hundred, patience and crib.
    Example sentences
    • Now each player must discard two into the dealer's cribs.
    • Any card combinations in the crib will count for the dealer, so non-dealer will try to throw cards that are unlikely to make valuable combinations.
    • Each player must put exactly two cards into the crib, which will be scored for the dealer.

transitive verb present participle cribbing past tense, past participle cribbed

  • [colloquial]
    to crib something from or [slang]off something/somebodyhe cribbed whole paragraphs from the encyclop(a)edia
    copió párrafos enteros de la enciclopedia
    she cribbed the answer from her classmate
    le copió la respuesta a su compañera
    Example sentences
    • Most of the directorial flourishes that do work here are unfortunately cribbed from more successful movies.
    • A 19-year-old Harvard undergraduate who had struck a book deal worth a reputed half-million dollars, came unstuck when it emerged that whole chunks of her debut novel had been cribbed from another writer.
    • I'm almost positive the title was cribbed from Yeats.

intransitive verb present participle cribbing past tense, past participle cribbed

  • she was caught cribbing from the book/her classmate
    la pillaron copiando del libro/copiándole a su compañera
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