crick definition

  • noun:
    • an unpleasant cramp or muscle tissue spasm, such as the rear or throat.
    • Upper Northern & Western U.S. Variant of creek. See Regional Note at run.
    • an unpleasant muscular cramp or spasm of some part of the human anatomy, at the time of the throat or right back, which makes it tough to go the part impacted. (Compare catch.)
    • a tiny jackscrew.
    • Alternative as a type of creek.
    • The creaking of a door, or a noise resembling it.
    • an unpleasant, spasmodic affection regarding the muscle tissue of some an element of the human anatomy, by the neck or right back, making it difficult to move the part.
    • a little jackscrew.
    • A creaking. as of a door.
    • An inlet regarding the sea or a river: just like creek
    • A small stream; a brook: identical to creek, 2, which is the typical spelling, though typically pronounced in the us as crick.
    • A crevice; chink; cranny; place.
    • an unpleasant spasmodic love of some an element of the body, as of the neck or right back, inside nature of a cramp or transient rigidity, making movement associated with the part difficult.
    • a tiny jackscrew.
    • English biochemist who (with Watson in 1953) helped find the helical framework of DNA (1916-2004)
    • an unpleasant muscle mass spasm especially in the throat or straight back (`rick' and `wrick' are British)
  • verb-transitive:
    • resulting in a painful cramp or muscle tissue spasm in by-turning or wrenching.
  • verb:
    • to violently spasm.
    • perspective (a body component) into a strained place
  • others:
    • To creak.
    • To wrench or sprain: because, to crick one's neck.

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