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KK Pronunciation

〔 `kwɒrI, `kwɑrI 〕


〔 ˋkwɒri 〕

Overview of noun quarry

The noun quarry has 3 senses

  • prey, quarry, target, fair game -- (a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt")

  • pit, quarry, stone pit -- (a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate; "a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'")

  • prey, quarry -- (animal hunted or caught for food)

Overview of verb quarry

The verb quarry has 1 sense

  • quarry -- (extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry; "quarry marble")