Origin of crowbarfrom the pointed end's resemblance to a crow's beak
An example of a crowbar is a tool that could be used for breaking out of a cage.
transitive verbcrow·barred, crow·bar·ring, crow·bars
Origin of crowbarcrow 1 bar 1
(third-person singular simple present crowbars, present participle crowbarring, simple past and past participle crowbarred)
- To use force to move.
- You have some of the same weapons as before - shotgun, crossbow, and the lovely crowbar - with a couple new ones to add just a bit of flavor.
- The lenses are polarized on this model and the Crowbar Snow's design offers moisture-wicking qualities and a fantastic fit.
- In the Battery mission when you need to crack the casing on the missile launcher Sam says that he didn't bring a crowbar.
- Use the crowbar and strength potion to break the locked door to the left of the lobby.
- The water as it thus issues from the nozzle feels to the touch like metal, and the strongest man cannot sensibly affect it with a crowbar.