Crowed vs Mob - What's the difference?

crowed | mob |


As a verb crowed

is (crow).

As an initialism mob is

(nautical) m'an '''o'''ver ' b oard, used eg on the emergency button of a satellite navigator by pushing the button the operator stores the coordinates of a man overboard incident for easy access.

crowed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (crow)

  • crow

    English

    (wikipedia crow)

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) ‘to crow’. See below.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus , having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles; it has a harsh, croaking call.
  • * 1922 , E.R. Eddison, The Worm Ouroborus
  • Gaslark in his splendour on the golden stairs saying adieu to those three captains and their matchless armament foredoomed to dogs and crows on Salapanta Hills.
  • A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron used as a lever; a crowbar.
  • * 1796 , Matthew Lewis, The Monk , Folio Society 1985, page 267:
  • He approached the humble tomb in which Antonia reposed. He had provided himself with an iron crow and a pick-axe: but this precaution was unnecessary.
  • The cry of the rooster.
  • A gangplank () used by the Roman navy to board enemy ships.
  • (among butchers) The mesentery of an animal.
  • Synonyms
    * (bar) crowbar * (cry of a rooster) cock-a-doodle-doo
    Derived terms
    * American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos ) * as the crow flies * Australian crow (Corvus orru ) * Banggai crow (Corvus unicolor ) * bare-faced crow (Corvus tristis ) * Bismarck crow (Corvus insularis ) * black crow (Corvus capensis ) * Bougainville crow (Corvus meeki ) * brown-headed crow (Corvus fuscicapillus ) * cape crow (Corvus capensis ) * carrion crow (Corvus corone ) * Celebes pied crow (Corvus typicus ) * collared crow (Corvus torquatus ) * Cuban crow (Corvus nasicus ) * Danish crow * eastern jungle crow (Corvus (macrorhynchos) levaillantii ) * eat crow * Eurasian crow (Corvus corone ) * fish crow (Corvus ossifragus ) * Flores crow (Corvus florensis ) * grey crow (Corvus tristis ) * Hawaiian crow (Corvus hawaiiensis'', ''Corvus tropicus ) * high-billed crow * hooded crow (Corvus cornix ) * hoodiecrow * house crow (Corvus splendens ) * Indian house crow (Corvus splendens ) * Indian jungle crow (Corvus (macrorhynchos) culminatus ) * Iraq pied crow (Corvus (cornix) capellanus ) * Jamaican crow (Corvus jamaicensis ) * jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos ) * large-billed crow (Corvus (macrorhynchos) macrorhynchos ) * little crow (Corvus bennetti ) * long-billed crow (Corvus validus ) * Mariana crow (Corvus kubaryi ) * Mesopotamian crow (Corvus (cornix) capellanus ) * New Caledonian crow (Corvus moneduloides ) * New Ireland crow * northwestern crow (Corvus caurinus ) * palm crow (Corvus palmarum ) * pied crow (Corvus albus ) * piping crow (Corvus typicus ) * Puerto Rican crow (Corvus pumilis ) * Robust crow (Corvus viriosus ) * Salomon Islands crow (Corvus meeki'', ''Corvus woodfordi ) * Scotch crow * Sinaloan crow (Corvus sinaloae ) * slender-billed crow (Corvus enca ) * Somali crow (Corvus (ruficolis) edithae ) * stone the crows * Tamaulipas crow (Corvus imparatus ) * Torresian crow (Corvus orru ) * violaceous crow (Corvus (enca) violaceus ) * white-billed crow (Corvus woodfordi ) * white-necked crow (Corvus leucognaphalus )
    See also
    * caw * murder of crows (= flock of crows) * raven

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) ). Related to (m).

    Verb

  • To make the shrill sound characteristic of a rooster; to make a sound in this manner, either in joy, gaiety, or defiance.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The morning cock crew loud.
  • * 1962 , (Bob Dylan),
  • When your rooster crows at the break o' dawn
    Look out your window and I'll be gone.
  • To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag.
  • He's been crowing all day about winning the game of cards.
  • To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure.
  • * Tennyson
  • the sweetest little maid that ever crowed for kisses
  • * 1913 , :
  • Hearing the miner's footsteps, the baby would put up his arms and crow .
  • (music) To test the reed of a double reed instrument by placing the reed alone in the mouth and blowing it.
  • mob

    English

    Etymology 1

    (etyl), short for mobile, from (etyl) . The video-gaming sense originates from English mobile, used by (Richard Bartle) for objects capable of movement in an early MUD.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An unruly group of people.
  • *(James Madison), Jr. (1751-1836)
  • *:Had every Athenian citizen been a Socrates, every Athenian assembly would still have been a mob .
  • A commonly used collective noun for animals such as horses or cattle.
  • The Mafia, or a similar group that engages in organized crime (preceded by the ).
  • *
  • *:The Bat—they called him the Bat.. He'd never been in stir, the bulls had never mugged him, he didn't run with a mob , he played a lone hand, and fenced his stuff so that even the fence couldn't swear he knew his face.
  • *1986 , (Paul Chadwick), Concrete: Under the Desert Stars , Dark Horse Books
  • *:What if it is a mob killing? They can’t hurt me, but …
  • (lb) A non-player character that exists to be fought or killed to further the progression of the story or game.
  • *2002 , "Wolfie", Re: Whoa - massive changes due in next patch'' (on newsgroup ''alt.games.everquest )
  • *:You can't win with small, balanced groups. You have to zerg the mob with a high number of players.
  • (lb) The lower classes of a community; the rabble.
  • *(Joseph Addison) (1672–1719)
  • *:A cluster of mob were making themselves merry with their betters.
  • (lb) A cohesive group of people.
  • *2011 March 10, Allan Clarke, W.A. through Noongar eyes
  • *:There’s nothing like local knowledge and after thousands of years living here the Noongar mob understand this land better than anyone, so it makes sense for them to tap into the lucrative tourism industry.
  • Derived terms
    * flash mob * lynch mob * meal mob * mob rule * mob-handed * mobber * mobbish * mobbist * mobbism * moblike * mobmobile * mobocracy * mobster * vote mob
    Synonyms
    * (mafia) mafia, Mafia

    Verb

    (mobb)
  • To crowd around (someone), often with hostility.
  • The fans mobbed a well-dressed couple who resembled their idols.
  • To crowd into or around a place.
  • The shoppers mobbed the store on the first day of the sale.
  • (video games) The act of a player aggroing enemies so they follow them and gather, forming a mob of foes. (rfex)
  • Etymology 2

    Alteration of (mab).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A promiscuous woman; a harlot or wench; a prostitute.
  • A mob cap.
  • (Goldsmith)
    Derived terms
    * mob cap

    Verb

    (mobb)
  • To wrap up in, or cover with, a cowl.
  • Etymology 3

    Abbreviation of mobile phone.

    Abbreviation

    (Abbreviation) (en-abbr)
  • mobile phone
  • Usage notes
    * This is most often used in signwriting to match with with the other three-letter abbreviations and (fax).

    Anagrams

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