The cynics are crowing after Jeffrey Hillman turned out to be neither homeless nor shoeless.
It was only a few years ago, you'll remember, that conservatives were crowing about a new birth of freedom in the Muslim world.
Late last week conservatives were crowing about a Woodward piece blaming Obama for the sequester.
No one in the Obama administration is crowing about the transformative power of that election.
The Obama administration may be crowing about its “historic” emissions agreement.
When we got there, the chickens were just at the first crowing for day.
"You damned Earthmen have been crowing long enough," he said.
But the place he liked best for crowing was a little mound near the house.
And your own lil world would be up there, too, laughing and crowing mortal.
He had told us that the crowing of the Gallican cock would be the sign for the revolution to begin, yet he was silent.
Indian tribe of the American Midwest, the name is a rough translation of their own name, Apsaruke.
Old English crawe, imitative of bird's cry. Phrase eat crow is perhaps based on the notion that the bird is edible when boiled but hardly agreeable; first attested 1851, American English, but said to date to War of 1812 (Walter Etecroue turns up 1361 in the Calendar of Letter Books of the City of London). Crow's foot "wrinkle around the corner of the eye" is late 14c. Phrase as the crow flies first recorded 1800.
Old English crawian "make a loud noise like a crow" (see crow (n.)); sense of "exult in triumph" is 1520s, perhaps in part because the English crow is a carrion-eater. Related: Crowed; crowing.