The definition of a crock is a pot made of earthenware, or a piece of earthenware, or is slang for something that is nonsense.noun
- 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.verb
An example of crock is to pour mud on a white linen.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- 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: ME crokke < OE crocca, akin to Ger krug < ? IE base *ger-, to turn, twist > crib
- Dialectal soot; smut
- coloring matter rubbed off from dyed fabric
Origin: Brit dial. < ?
- 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: < ON kraki, a weak, crippled person, orig., a bent object: for IE base see crock
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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- 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.