verb[no object]North American
Move sideways or diagonally, typically in an awkward or furtive manner.‘to climb the stairs one would have to crab-walk past the basin’
- ‘he told reporters the government was crab-walking away from its commitment’
A physical exercise in which a person holds their body off the ground with chest facing upward and knees bent and moves around by shifting their hands and feet.
- ‘to conclude the workout we did a circuit of crab walks and low lunges’
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