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See definition of crowing on Dictionary.com
  • as inboastful
  • as inbluster
  • as inbravado
  • as inexultation
  • as infanfaronade
  • as injubilance
  • as inlaughter

synonyms for crowing

  • arrogant
  • bombastic
  • cocky
  • exultant
  • pompous
  • pretentious
  • big
  • big-headed
  • conceited
  • egotistic
  • egotistical
  • full of hot air
  • highfalutin
  • hot stuff
  • know-it-all
  • loudmouth
  • on ego trip
  • puffed-up
  • self-aggrandizing
  • self-applauding
  • smart-alecky
  • snooty
  • strutting
  • stuck-up
  • swaggering
  • swanky
  • swollen-headed
  • too big for one's britches
  • vainglorious
  • vaunting
  • windbag
  • braggadocio
  • bravado
  • swagger
  • bluff
  • boasting
  • boisterousness
  • bombast
  • bragging
  • rabidity
  • swaggering
  • rampancy
  • amusement
  • chuckle
  • giggle
  • glee
  • guffaw
  • hilarity
  • laugh
  • mirth
  • roar
  • shout
  • shriek
  • snicker
  • cachinnation
  • cackle
  • chortle
  • crow
  • fit
  • howling
  • merriment
  • peal
  • rejoicing
  • roaring
  • snigger
  • snort
  • titter
  • chortling
  • chuckling
  • giggling
  • guffawing
  • har-de-har
  • tee-hee
  • yuck

antonyms for crowing

MOST RELEVANT
  • humble
  • modest
  • deprecating
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      How to use crowing in a sentence

      Animals like crows or raccoons were already known to eat some toads in a similar fashion.
      THIS SNAKE RIPS OPEN A LIVING TOAD TO FEAST ON ITS ORGANSERIN GARCIA DE JESUSNOVEMBER 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
      There were a number of chickens on board and each rooster seemed obliged to salute the dawn with a fanfare of crowing.
      IN AFRICAJOHN T. MCCUTCHEON
      One morning recently I was awakened by the crowing of the young roosters about an hour before dawn.
      THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
      Between thirty and forty broilers are practising crowing and there seems to be a very sharp rivalry among them.
      THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
      Proudly strutting onward and crowing, Coquerico at last arrived at Rome, the place to which all roads lead.
      LABOULAYE'S FAIRY BOOKVARIOUS
      Whichever I summoned came flapping up to me, cackling or crowing as the case might be, whether cock or hen.
      HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
      It was an ancient superstition that evil spirits flew away at cock-crowing.
      NOTES AND QUERIES FOR WORCESTERSHIREJOHN NOAKE
      He was mounted on his old horse, Rook, and looked grim and haggard as a ghost vanishing at the crowing of the cock.
      ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
      In a moment she was back again, with her baby in its pink nightdress, kicking and crowing in her arms.
      THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
      We missed the crowing of the Shanghai rooster, which had been frequent and exasperating, I have no doubt.
      SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
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      WORDS RELATED TO CROWING

      • bluff
      • boasting
      • boisterousness
      • bombast
      • braggadocio
      • bragging
      • bravado
      • crowing
      • rabidity
      • rampancy
      • swagger
      • swaggering
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