An example of a crowbar is a tool that could be used for breaking out of a cage.
Origin of crowbarfrom the pointed end's resemblance to a crow's beak
transitive verbcrow·barred, crow·bar·ring, crow·bars
Origin of crowbarcrow1 + bar1.
(third-person singular simple present crowbars, present participle crowbarring, simple past and past participle crowbarred)
- To use force to move.