Croak



[krohk] /kroʊk/

verb (used without object)
1.
to utter a low-pitched, harsh cry, as the sound of a frog or a raven.
2.
to speak with a low, rasping voice.
3.
Slang. to die.
4.
to talk despondingly; prophesy trouble or evil; grumble.
verb (used with object)
5.
to utter or announce by croaking.
6.
Slang. to kill.
noun
7.
the act or sound of croaking.
/krəʊk/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (of frogs, crows, etc) to make a low, hoarse cry
2.
to utter (something) in this manner: he croaked out the news
3.
(intransitive) to grumble or be pessimistic
4.
(slang)

noun
5.
a low hoarse utterance or sound
v.

early 14c., crouken, imitative or related to Old English cracian (see crack (v.)). Slang meaning “to die” is first recorded 1812, from sound of death rattle. Related: Croaked; croaking.
n.

1560s, from croak (v.).

noun

A mixture of crack cocaine and cocaine: A new wave of narcotics with names such as ”croak” and ”parachute” is hitting the nation’s streets (1980s+ Narcotics)

verb

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