6 letter word starting with cra

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
crabby adjective Crabbed; difficult, or perplexing.
craber noun The water rat.
crache verb To scratch.
cradle noun A bed or cot for a baby, oscillating on rockers or swinging on pivots; hence, the place of origin, or in which anything is nurtured or protected in the earlier period of existence; as, a cradle of crime; the cradle of liberty., Infancy, or very early life., An implement consisting of a broad scythe for cutting grain, with a set of long fingers parallel to the scythe, designed to receive the grain, and to lay it evenly in a swath., A tool used in mezzotint engraving, which, by a rocking motion, raises burrs on the surface of the plate, so preparing the ground., A framework of timbers, or iron bars, moving upon ways or rollers, used to support, lift, or carry ships or other vessels, heavy guns, etc., as up an inclined plane, or across a strip of land, or in launching a ship., A case for a broken or dislocated limb., A frame to keep the bedclothes from contact with the person., A machine on rockers, used in washing out auriferous earth; — also called a rocker., A suspended scaffold used in shafts., The ribbing for vaulted ceilings and arches intended to be covered with plaster., The basket or apparatus in which, when a line has been made fast to a wrecked ship from the shore, the people are brought off from the wreck., To lay to rest, or rock, as in a cradle; to lull or quiet, as by rocking., To nurse or train in infancy., To cut and lay with a cradle, as grain., To transport a vessel by means of a cradle., To lie or lodge, as in a cradle.
crafty adjective Relating to, or characterized by, craft or skill; dexterous., Possessing dexterity; skilled; skillful., Skillful at deceiving others; characterized by craft; cunning; wily.
craggy adjective Full of crags; rugged with projecting points of rocks; as, the craggy side of a mountain.
craker noun One who boasts; a braggart.
crambo adjective A game in which one person gives a word, to which another finds a rhyme., A word rhyming with another word.
crampy Affected with cramp., Productive of, or abounding in, cramps.
cranch verb t. See Craunch.
craned imp. & past participle of Crane
crania noun A genus of living Brachiopoda; — so called from its fancied resemblance to the cranium or skull., of Cranium
cranky adjective Full of spirit; crank., Addicted to crotchets and whims; unreasonable in opinions; crotchety., Unsteady; easy to upset; crank.
cranny noun A small, narrow opening, fissure, crevice, or chink, as in a wall, or other substance., A tool for forming the necks of bottles, etc., To crack into, or become full of, crannies., To haunt, or enter by, crannies., Quick; giddy; thoughtless.
crants noun A garland carried before the bier of a maiden.
craped imp. & past participle of Crape
crasis noun A mixture of constituents, as of the blood; constitution; temperament., A contraction of two vowels (as the final and initial vowels of united words) into one long vowel, or into a diphthong; synaeresis; as, cogo for coago.
cratch noun A manger or open frame for hay; a crib; a rack.
crated imp. & past participle of Crate
crater noun The basinlike opening or mouth of a volcano, through which the chief eruption comes; similarly, the mouth of a geyser, about which a cone of silica is often built up., The pit left by the explosion of a mine., A constellation of the southen hemisphere; — called also the Cup.
cravat noun A neckcloth; a piece of silk, fine muslin, or other cloth, worn by men about the neck.
craved imp. & past participle of Crave
craven adjective Cowardly; fainthearted; spiritless., A recreant; a coward; a weak-hearted, spiritless fellow. See Recreant, n., To make recreant, weak, spiritless, or cowardly.
craver noun One who craves or begs.
crawly adjective Creepy.
crayer noun See Crare.
crayon noun An implement for drawing, made of clay and plumbago, or of some preparation of chalk, usually sold in small prisms or cylinders., A crayon drawing., A pencil of carbon used in producing electric light., To sketch, as with a crayon; to sketch or plan.
crazed imp. & past participle of Craze