Definitions for crawfish

Definitions for (noun) crawfish

Main entry: langouste, rock lobster, spiny lobster, sea crawfish, crawfish, crayfish

Definition: large edible marine crustacean having a spiny carapace but lacking the large pincers of true lobsters

Main entry: crawdad, crawdaddy, crawfish, crayfish

Definition: small freshwater decapod crustacean that resembles a lobster

Main entry: ecrevisse, crawdad, crawfish, crayfish

Definition: tiny lobster-like crustaceans usually boiled briefly

Definitions for (verb) crawfish

Main entry: back away, back out, crawfish, crawfish out, retreat, pull back, pull in one's horns, withdraw

Definition: make a retreat from an earlier commitment or activity

Usage: 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

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