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crouch to lower the body close to the ground by bending the legs. A cat about to pounce crouches, as does a person getting ready to run in a race. [2 definitions]
croup1 a disease in children that causes coughing and difficult breathing.
crow1 a shiny black bird known for its shrill, harsh cry. Crows are often seen looking for food.
crow2 to make the harsh cry of a rooster. [3 definitions]
crowbar a heavy, metal bar or rod with a flattened and bent end. A crowbar is used to lift or pry things.
crowd a large number of people gathered together. [5 definitions]
crowded very full, or too full, of things or people.
crown a covering for the head often made of gold or silver and decorated with jewels. Kings and queens wear crowns. [4 definitions]
crow's-nest a small platform near the top of a ship's mast. A person stands in the crow's-nest to see what is happening on and around the ship.
crucial very important; deciding the success or failure of something.
crude natural; raw. [3 definitions]
cruel willing to cause pain or suffering; showing no mercy. [2 definitions]
cruelty the state or characteristic of being cruel. [2 definitions]
cruise to travel for pleasure in a ship. [3 definitions]
cruiser a fast ship of medium size. Cruisers are used in wars. [3 definitions]
crumb a tiny piece that breaks or falls from baked goods.
crumble to break or crush into bits or crumbs. [2 definitions]
crumple to press or crush and cause wrinkles. [2 definitions]
crunch to chew with a crackling noise; crush by biting. [3 definitions]
crunchy making or capable of making a crunching sound, especially when chewed.
crusade (often capitalized) any of the wars between European Catholics and Middle Eastern Muslims between 1095 and 1291. During these wars, the Catholics tried to take territory away from the Muslims. [3 definitions]