Meaning of crowbar

crow•bar

Pronunciation: (krō'bär"), [key]
— n., v.t., -barred, -bar•ring.
—n.
  1. Also calleda steel bar, usually flattened and slightly bent at one or both ends, used as a lever.
—v.t.
  1. to pry open, loosen, etc., with a crowbar: We had to crowbar a window to get in.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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