Definitions for croakkroʊk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to utter a low-pitched, harsh cry, as the sound of a frog or a raven.
Category: Animal Behavior
to speak with a low, rasping voice.
Slang. to die.
Category: Status (usage)
(v.t.)to utter by croaking.
Slang. to kill.
Category: Status (usage)
(n.)the act or sound of croaking.
Origin of croak:
1325–75; ME crouken, prob. imit.; cf. OE cræcetian (of a raven) to croak
a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
die, decease, perish, go, exit, pass away, expire, pass, kick the bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk, give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, croak, snuff it(verb)
pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
"She died from cancer"; "The children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully"; "The old guy kicked the bucket at the age of 102"
utter a hoarse sound, like a raven
murmur, mutter, grumble, croak, gnarl(verb)
make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
"she grumbles when she feels overworked"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
(of a frog) to make a sound
***frogs croaking in the pond; a loud croak
A faint, harsh sound made in the throat.
The cry of a frog or toad. (see also ribbit)
To make a croak.
Of a frog, to make its cry.
Of a raven, to make its cry.
To kill someone or something.
He'd seen my face, so I had to croak him.
Origin: croken, back-formation from cracettan, cræccettan, from krāk- (compare Swedish kråka, German krächzen), from greh₂-k- (compare Latin graculus ‘jackdaw’, Serbo-Croatian ).
to make a low, hoarse noise in the throat, as a frog, a raven, or a crow; hence, to make any hoarse, dismal sound
to complain; especially, to grumble; to forebode evil; to utter complaints or forebodings habitually
to utter in a low, hoarse voice; to announce by croaking; to forebode; as, to croak disaster
the coarse, harsh sound uttered by a frog or a raven, or a like sound
Translations for croak
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
such a sound.
- نَقيق، نَقْنَقَـهArabic
- coaxarPortuguese (BR)
- kuňkání, skřehotání, krákáníCzech
- das QuakenGerman
- croar (rana); graznido (cuervo)Spanish
- غور غورFarsi
- मेढक या कौए की आवाजHindi
- suara serakIndonesian
- 개구리 울음 소리Korean
- kvarkimas, karkimasLithuanian
- kvekk(ing), hest skrikNorwegian
- غور غورPersian
- غور غورPashto
- gak, vak vak; kurbağa/karga sesiTurkish
- 呱呱聲Chinese (Trad.)
- кумкання, крумканняUkrainian
- tiếng ồm ộpVietnamese
- 呱呱叫声Chinese (Simp.)
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