In August 2011, John Boehner crowed “I got 98 percent of what I wanted.”
"No one has as big a megaphone as I have," Krugman crowed to Newsweek.
“Sen. Obama's support among working, hard-working Americans, white Americans, is weakening again,” she crowed in May 2008.
In August 1979, Lord Mountbatten and two youths were blown up on his yacht—and the IRA took credit and crowed over it.
"Until recently most American Jewish scholarship on Israel read like Leon Uris' Exodus with footnotes," he crowed.
Carter crowed, opened his mouth wide, and beat his fat pink palms together.
"I just know he'll choose Bill," crowed the Countess after the flicker of the doctor's skirts.
For the twentieth time Ruby laughed and crowed over the dubious epigram.
"We came as fast as we could when we got your message," he crowed.
The thing seemed to enjoy the storm, and crowed, like a cock, when the wind roared the loudest.
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.