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noun as in bluster

noun as in fanfaronade

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Animals like crows or raccoons were already known to eat some toads in a similar fashion.

The Obama administration may be crowing about its “historic” emissions agreement.

He quotes winger after winger crowing about having finally won one.

At one point, Ramsay is shown crowing over one of their desserts.

Late last week conservatives were crowing about a Woodward piece blaming Obama for the sequester.

The cynics are crowing after Jeffrey Hillman turned out to be neither homeless nor shoeless.

There were a number of chickens on board and each rooster seemed obliged to salute the dawn with a fanfare of crowing.

One morning recently I was awakened by the crowing of the young roosters about an hour before dawn.

Between thirty and forty broilers are practising crowing and there seems to be a very sharp rivalry among them.

Proudly strutting onward and crowing, Coquerico at last arrived at Rome, the place to which all roads lead.

Whichever I summoned came flapping up to me, cackling or crowing as the case might be, whether cock or hen.


On this page you'll find 183 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crowing, such as: arrogant, bombastic, cocky, exultant, pompous, and pretentious.

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