- The definition of a crock is a pot made of earthenware, or a piece of earthenware, or is slang for something that is nonsense.
- An example of a crock is a pot in which beans are baked.
- An example of a crock is a broken piece of clay.
- An example of a crock is an absurd statement.
- Crock is defined as to make dirty or bleed dye.
An example of crock is to pour mud on a white linen.
crock definition by Webster's New World
- an earthenware pot or jar
- a broken piece of earthenware
Origin: clip of a crock of shitSlang something that is absurd, insincere, exaggerated, etc.; nonsense
Origin: Middle English crokke ; from Old English crocca, akin to German krug ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Indo-European base an unverified form ger-, to turn, twist from source crib
- Dialectal soot; smut
- coloring matter rubbed off from dyed fabric
Origin: British dialect, dialectal ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
- an old broken-down horse
- Slang anyone or anything worthless, useless, or worn-out, as from old age
- Slang a medical patient who complains chronically about his minor or imaginary illnesses
Origin: ; from Old Norse kraki, a weak, crippled person, origin, originally , a bent object: for Indo-European base see crock
crock definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. An earthenware vessel.b. A broken piece of earthenware.
- Slang Foolish talk; nonsense: That story is just a crock.
Origin: Middle English crokke, from Old English crocc. Sense 2, short for crock of shit.
Origin: Origin unknown.
Chiefly British Slangnoun
Origin: Earlier, old ewe that has ceased bearing; probably akin to Norwegian krake, sickly animal, and Middle Dutch kraecke, broken-down horse.