[kroh-ker] /ˈkroʊ kər/
a person or thing that .
any of several sciaenoid fishes that make a noise, especially Micropogonias undulatus (Atlantic croaker) found off the Atlantic coast of the southern U.S.
a person who grumbles or forebodes evil.
an animal, bird, etc, that croaks
any of various mainly tropical marine sciaenid fishes, such as Umbrina roncador (yellowfin croaker), that utter croaking noises
a grumbling person
“prophet of evil,” 1630s, agent noun from croak (v.); a reference to the raven (cf. Middle English crake “a raven,” early 14c., from Old Norse kraka “crow,” of imitative origin).
A physician: Don’t say ”croaker,” say ”doctor” (1859+)
[kroh-kee] /ˈkroʊ ki/ adjective, croakier, croakiest. 1. low-pitched and hoarse; .
[kroh-at, -aht] /ˈkroʊ æt, -ɑt/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Croatia; Croatian. /ˈkrəʊæt/ noun 1. noun, adjective 2. another word for Croatian n. from Serbo-Croatian Hrvat “a Croat,” from Old Church Slavonic Churvatinu “Croat,” literally “mountaineer, highlander,” from churva “mountain” (cf. Russian khrebet “mountain chain”).
[kroh-ey-shuh, -shee-uh] /kroʊˈeɪ ʃə, -ʃi ə/ noun 1. a republic in SE Europe: includes the historical regions of Dalmatia, Istria, and Slavonia; formerly a part of Yugoslavia. 21,835 sq. mi. (56,555 sq. km) Capital: Zagreb. /krəʊˈeɪʃə/ noun 1. a republic in SE Europe: settled by Croats in the 7th century; belonged successively to Hungary, Turkey, […]
[kroh-ey-shuh n, -shee-uh n] /kroʊˈeɪ ʃən, -ʃi ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to , its people, or their language. noun 2. a Croat. 3. Serbo-Croatian as spoken and written in , differing from Serbian chiefly in its use of the Latin alphabet. /krəʊˈeɪʃən/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Croatia, its people, […]