The definition of a crowbar is a long metal rod with a slightly bent, forked end that is often used for prying.noun
An example of a crowbar is a tool that could be used for breaking out of a cage.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: from the pointed end's resemblance to a crow's beak
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Origin: crow1 + bar1.