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croak

noun

1 croak

A harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog).

synonym: croaking.

Dutch: ravegekras, ravengekras
Polish: chrypienie



verb

1 croak

Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.

synonyms: buy the farm, cash in one's chips, choke, conk, decease, die, drop dead, exit, expire, give-up the ghost ... show more.

Roget 412: cry, roar, bellow, blare, rebellow; growl, snarl.    [specific animal sounds] bark [dog, seal]; bow-wow, yelp [dog]; bay, ... show more

Roget 668: warn, caution; forewarn, prewarn; admonish, premonish; give notice, give warning, dehort; menace etc. (threaten) 909; put on one's guard; ... show more

Dutch: creperen, de pijp aan Maarten geven, doodgaan, expireren, heengaan, inslapen, insluimeren, kapotgaan, omkomen, ontslapen ... show more

2 croak

Utter a hoarse sound, like a raven.

synonym: cronk.

3 croak

Make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath.

synonyms: gnarl, grumble, murmur, mutter.

Roget 839: lament, mourn, deplore, grieve, weep over; bewail, bemoan; condole with etc. 915; fret etc. (suffer) 828; ... show more

Roget 832: be discontented etc. adj.; quarrel with one's bread and butter; repine; regret etc. 833; wish one at the bottom of the Red Sea; take on, take to heart; shrug the shoulders; make a wry face, pull a long face; ... show more

Roget 583: stammer, stutter, hesitate, falter, hammer; balbutiate, balbucinate, haw, hum and haw, be unable to put two words together.    mumble, mutter; maud, mauder; ... show more

Dutch: morren, murmureren


Moby thesaurus: air a grievance, aphonia, apprehend, artificial voice, beef, belch, bellyache, bitch, blare, blast, blat, blot out, bode, bray, broken speech, broken tones, broken voice, bump off, burr, buy it ... show more.

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