(noun, verb)


1. a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink

Similar word(s): lampblack, soot

Definition categories: substance, carbon

2. nonsense; foolish talk

- that's a crock

Definition categories: communication, bunk, hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality

3. an earthen jar (made of baked clay)

Definition categories: man–made, jar

Sentences with crock as a noun:

- Old crocks’ home = home for the aged

- Old crocks race = veteran car rally

- That is a bunch of crock.

- The story is a crock.


1. release color when rubbed, of badly dyed fabric

Definition categories: motion, bleed, run

2. soil with or as with crock

Definition categories: contact, begrime, bemire, colly, dirty, grime, soil

Sentences with crock as a verb:

- Thousands of cars crocked by dodgy fuel

- Colored fabrics should be dried separately for the first few times to prevent crocking (rubbing off of dye).