Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun crawfish

3 senses of crawfish

Sense 1
crayfish, crawfish, crawdad, ecrevisse -- (tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly)
       => shellfish -- (meat of edible aquatic invertebrate with a shell (especially a mollusk or crustacean))

Sense 2
crayfish, crawfish, crawdad, crawdaddy -- (small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster)
       => decapod crustacean, decapod -- (crustaceans characteristically having five pairs of locomotor appendages each joined to a segment of the thorax)

Sense 3
spiny lobster, langouste, rock lobster, crawfish, crayfish, sea crawfish -- (large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters)
       => lobster -- (any of several edible marine crustaceans of the families Homaridae and Nephropsidae and Palinuridae)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb crawfish

1 sense of crawfish

Sense 1
retreat, pull back, back out, back away, crawfish, crawfish out, pull in one's horns, withdraw -- (make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity; "We'll have to crawfish out from meeting with him"; "He backed out of his earlier promise"; "The aggressive investment company pulled in its horns")

2022, Cloud WordNet Browser