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A low hoarse sound, as that characteristic of a frog or a raven.
v. croaked, croak·ing, croaks
1. To utter in a low hoarse sound.
2. Slang To kill.
a. To utter a low hoarse sound.
b. To speak with a low hoarse voice.
2. To mutter discontentedly; grumble.
3. Slang To die.
[From Middle English croken, to croak, probably of imitative origin.]
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|Adj.||1.||croaky - like the sounds of frogs and crows; "a guttural voice"; "acres of guttural frogs"|
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croaky[ˈkrəʊkɪ] ADJ [voice] → ronco
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