• Definition for "crane fly"
    • Any of many long-legged, slender-bodied flies associated with…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "crane fly"
  • Hypernym for "crane fly"
  • Urban Dictionary for "crane fly"
    • That giant mosquito lookin' motherfucker that…
    • View More

crane fly definition

  • noun:
    • Any of many long-legged, slender-bodied flies associated with the family Tipulidae, having the basic appearance of a big mosquito. Also called daddy longlegs.
    • a dipterous insect with long feet, regarding the genus Tipula.
    • A common name of the dipterous insects of the family Tipulid√¶ (which see).
    • long-legged slim flies that resemble large mosquitoes but don't bite
65 votes

How would you define crane fly?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!