Definition of Crank
Crank
crank


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(noun)
One with a bad temper, or annoying disposition;

e.g. The old man is a crank and yells at anyone who comes near his lawn.

(noun)
a bent part of an axle or shaft or an arm keyed at right angles attached to the end of a shaft, wherein a circular motion is imparted to the shaft;

e.g. He turned the crank and it lifted the gate to the city.

(verb)
to move with a winding course - zigzag;

e.g. He would crank his way through the obstacle without any trouble.

(verb)
gain or increase in speed, momentum, or intensity;

e.g. They were bound to crank up the party after a few drinks.

(noun)
an impure form of crystal meth;

e.g. She saw that her friend had crank and advised him to get rid of it.




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