crank - noun

  • a bad-tempered person
  • a whimsically eccentric person
  • an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
  • a hand tool consisting of a rotating shaft with parallel handle

  • crank - verb

    • travel along a zigzag path
    • start by cranking
    • rotate with a crank
    • fasten with a crank
    • bend into the shape of a crank

    crank - adjective

    • (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

    crank - thesaurus

    chalk   churl   crackpot   cranky   crosspatch   deoxyephedrine   fruitcake   glass   grouch   grump   ice   meth   methamphetamine   methedrine   nut   screwball   shabu   starter   tender   tippy   trash   zigzag  

    Scrabble score for crank

    c is 3 r is 1 a is 1 n is 1 k is 5
    Scrabble score = 11

    generated at 21:07:03 on 29-04-24

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