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ˈkroʊ kərcroak·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. croakernoun

    the lean flesh of a saltwater fish caught along Atlantic coast of southern U.S.

  2. croakernoun

    any of several fishes that make a croaking noise


  1. croakernoun

    One who croaks

  2. croakernoun

    A vocal pessimist, grumbler, doomsayer.

  3. croakernoun

    A frog

  4. croakernoun

    A fish in the family Sciaenidae, known for the throbbing sounds they make.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Croakernoun

    one who croaks, murmurs, grumbles, or complains unreasonably; one who habitually forebodes evil

  2. Croakernoun

    a small American fish (Micropogon undulatus), of the Atlantic coast

  3. Croakernoun

    an American fresh-water fish (Aplodinotus grunniens); -- called also drum

  4. Croakernoun

    the surf fish of California


  1. Croaker

    Croaker is an unincorporated community in James City County, Virginia, United States on the south bank of the York River 10 miles downstream from West Point. The York River is formed from the confluence of the Mattaponi River and the Pamunkey River at West Point. The York River empties into the Chesapeake Bay about 30 miles downstream from Croaker. The name "Croaker" is believed to have derived from the abundant quantity of Atlantic croaker, an inshore, bottom-dwelling fish found in the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the York River. The town of Croaker was known in its early history as Taskinas Plantation, then Hollywood. "Taskinask" was designated by the Tobacco Inspection Act of 1730 as the site public tobacco warehouse where local planters stored their crops to be shipped to England. Croaker had several stores, two schools, a church, and several houses by the early 20th century. Some of the shopkeepers who established a presence before 1950 were members of the Garrett family. Garrett's Grocery is still active today. While much of Croaker is now within the state park, the remaining area is divided among residential, farming, and woodland area. Interstate 64 skirts the edge of the community, and it is accessed from Exit 231, which is signed "Croaker-Norge." The old Richmond-Williamsburg Stage Road, now U.S. Route 60, also is nearby.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. croaker

    A tropical fish which makes a cris-cris noise.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of croaker in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of croaker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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    small cat-like predatory mammals of warmer parts of the Old World
    • A. foumart
    • B. collation
    • C. viverrine
    • D. congius

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