informal an infestation of crab lice.

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  • crabs — [kʀabs; kʀaps] ou craps [kʀaps] n. m. ÉTYM. 1779, creps; krabs, 1788; kraps, 1789; mot angl., de crab « crabe ». ❖ ♦ Anglic. Jeu de dés où le point à amener est déterminé par le serveur …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Crabs — Slang for pubic lice, parasitic insects found in the genital area of humans. Pubic lice are usually spread through sexual contact. Rarely, infestation can be spread through contact with an infested person s bed linens, towels, or clothes. A… …   Medical dictionary

  • crabs — n pl pubic lice, a case of pediculosis pubis. The louse is popularly known as the crab louse from its resemblance when viewed under magnification. a dose/case of crabs …   Contemporary slang

  • crabs — n. infestation of crab lice (Informal) kræb n. any of a number of crustaceans having five pairs of walking legs; grouch, bad tempered person v. complain; criticize; fish for crabs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Crabs Rimini — Basket Rimini Basket Rimini Club fondé en 1947 Couleurs …   Wikipédia en Français

  • crabs — noun /kræbz/ pubic lice …   Wiktionary

  • crabs n pl — crab n …   English expressions

  • crabs — Noun. 1. Pubic lice. 2. The RAF (Royal Air Force ). Military use …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • crabs — A kind of shellfish; a sour tempered person …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • crabs — noun infestation of the pubic hair by crab lice • Syn: ↑pediculosis pubis • Hypernyms: ↑pediculosis, ↑lousiness * * * plural of crab present third singular of crab …   Useful english dictionary

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