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

1 sense of crowing

Sense 1
brag, bragging, crow, crowing, vaporing, line-shooting, gasconade -- (an instance of boastful talk; "his brag is worse than his fight"; "whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade")
       => boast, boasting, self-praise, jactitation -- (speaking of yourself in superlatives)

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

3 senses of crow

Sense 1
gloat, triumph, crow -- (dwell on with satisfaction)
       => boast, tout, swash, shoot a line, brag, gas, blow, bluster, vaunt, gasconade -- (show off)

Sense 2
crow -- (express pleasure verbally; "She crowed with joy")
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 3
crow -- (utter shrill sounds; "The cocks crowed all morning")
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Antonyms of adj crowing

1 sense of crowing

Sense 1
boastful, braggart (prenominal), bragging (prenominal), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising -- (exhibiting self-importance; "big talk")

INDIRECT (VIA proud) -> humble -- (marked by meekness or modesty; not arrogant or prideful; "a humble apology"; "essentially humble...and self-effacing, he achieved the highest formal honors and distinctions"- B.K.Malinowski)

Similarity of adj crowing

1 sense of crowing

Sense 1
boastful, braggart (prenominal), bragging (prenominal), braggy, big, cock-a-hoop, crowing, self-aggrandizing, self-aggrandising -- (exhibiting self-importance; "big talk")
       => proud (vs. humble) -- (feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes")

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