Definitions for: Croak

[n] a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)
[v] die (colloquial); "The old man finally kicked the bucket"
[v] complain quietly
[v] utter a hoarse sound, like a raven

Webster (1913) Definition: Croak (kr?k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Croaked. (kr?kt); p.
pr. & vb. n. Croaking.] [From the primitive of AS.
cracettan to croak as a raven; akin to G. kr?chzen to croak,
and to E. creak, crake.]
1. To make a low, hoarse noise in the throat, as a frog, a
raven, or a crow; hence, to make any hoarse, dismal sound.

Loud thunder to its bottom shook the bog, And the
hoarse nation croaked. --Pope.

2. To complain; especially, to grumble; to forebode evil; to
utter complaints or forebodings habitually.

Marat . . . croaks with reasonableness. --Carlyle.

Croak, v. t.
To utter in a low, hoarse voice; to announce by croaking; to
forebode; as, to croak disaster.

The raven himself is hoarse, That croaks the fatal
entrance of Duncan. --Shak.

Two ravens now began to croak Their nuptial song.

Croak, n.
The coarse, harsh sound uttered by a frog or a raven, or a
like sound.

Synonyms: buy the farm, choke, conk, croaking, cronk, drop dead, gnarl, grumble, kick the bucket, murmur, mutter, pop off, snuff it

See Also: complain, decease, die, emit, exit, expire, go, kick, kvetch, let loose, let out, pass, pass away, perish, plain, quetch, sound off, utter, utterance, vocalization

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