croon


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croon

 (kro͞on)
v. crooned, croon·ing, croons
v.intr.
1. To hum or sing softly.
2. To sing popular songs in a soft, sentimental manner.
3. Scots To roar or bellow.
v.tr.
To sing softly or in a humming way: crooning a lullaby.
n.
A soft singing or humming.

[Middle English crounen, from Middle Dutch krōnen, to lament; see gerə- in Indo-European roots.]

croon′er n.

croon

(kruːn)
vb
to sing or speak in a soft low tone
n
a soft low singing or humming
[C14: via Middle Dutch crōnen to groan; compare Old High German chrōnan to chatter, Latin gingrīre to cackle (of geese)]
ˈcrooner n

croon

(krun)

v.i.
1. to sing or hum in a soft, soothing voice.
2. to sing in an evenly modulated, slightly exaggerated manner.
v.t.
3. to sing (a song) in a crooning manner.
4. to lull by singing to in a soft, soothing voice.
n.
5. the act or sound of crooning.
[1350–1400; Middle English cronen < Middle Dutch: to lament]
croon′er, n.
croon′ing•ly, adv.

croon


Past participle: crooned
Gerund: crooning

Imperative
croon
croon
Present
I croon
you croon
he/she/it croons
we croon
you croon
they croon
Preterite
I crooned
you crooned
he/she/it crooned
we crooned
you crooned
they crooned
Present Continuous
I am crooning
you are crooning
he/she/it is crooning
we are crooning
you are crooning
they are crooning
Present Perfect
I have crooned
you have crooned
he/she/it has crooned
we have crooned
you have crooned
they have crooned
Past Continuous
I was crooning
you were crooning
he/she/it was crooning
we were crooning
you were crooning
they were crooning
Past Perfect
I had crooned
you had crooned
he/she/it had crooned
we had crooned
you had crooned
they had crooned
Future
I will croon
you will croon
he/she/it will croon
we will croon
you will croon
they will croon
Future Perfect
I will have crooned
you will have crooned
he/she/it will have crooned
we will have crooned
you will have crooned
they will have crooned
Future Continuous
I will be crooning
you will be crooning
he/she/it will be crooning
we will be crooning
you will be crooning
they will be crooning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been crooning
you have been crooning
he/she/it has been crooning
we have been crooning
you have been crooning
they have been crooning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been crooning
you will have been crooning
he/she/it will have been crooning
we will have been crooning
you will have been crooning
they will have been crooning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been crooning
you had been crooning
he/she/it had been crooning
we had been crooning
you had been crooning
they had been crooning
Conditional
I would croon
you would croon
he/she/it would croon
we would croon
you would croon
they would croon
Past Conditional
I would have crooned
you would have crooned
he/she/it would have crooned
we would have crooned
you would have crooned
they would have crooned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.croon - sing softly
sing - produce tones with the voice; "She was singing while she was cooking"; "My brother sings very well"

croon

verb
1. sing, warble a nightclub singer who crooned romantic songs
2. say softly, breathe, hum, purr The man was crooning soft words of encouragement to his wife.
Translations
يُدَندِن، يُغنّي للطّفليُغنّي بهدوء وعاطفيّـه
broukatprozpěvovat
croonenynne
hyräillä
halkan dúdol
raula, sönglasyngja væmnislega
niūniuotisentimentaliai dainuotisentimentalių dainų atlikėjas
dungotizjusti dziedāt
pospevovať
mırıldanmakyanık yanık şarkı söylemek

croon

[kruːn] VT & VIcanturrear, cantar en voz baja

croon

[ˈkruːn]
vi (= sing quietly) → chantonner (= speak quietly) → parler d'une voix douce
vt (= sing quietly) → chantonner, fredonner (= say quietly) → dire d'une voix douce, susurrer

croon

vt (= sing softly)leise or sanft singen; (usu pej, sentimentally) → gefühlvoll or schmalzig (pej inf)singen
vi (= sing softly)leise or sanft singen; (usu pej, sentimentally) → Schnulzen (pej inf)or sentimentale Lieder singen

croon

[kruːn] vt & vi (sing quietly) → canticchiare; (professionally) → cantare

croon

(kruːn) verb
1. to sing or hum in a low voice. She crooned a lullaby.
2. to sing in a quiet, sentimental style.
ˈcrooner noun
References in classic literature ?
Nevertheless, Weedon Scott's ear and sympathy were fine enough to catch the new note all but drowned in the fierceness--the note that was the faintest hint of a croon of content and that none but he could hear.
The croon changed to a querulous muttering, and finally to an ugly growl.
There were so many dear delights along the golden road to give us pleasure--the earth dappled with new blossom, the dance of shadows in the fields, the rustling, rain-wet ways of the woods, the faint fragrance in meadow lanes, liltings of birds and croon of bees in the old orchard, windy pipings on the hills, sunset behind the pines, limpid dews filling primrose cups, crescent moons through darklings boughs, soft nights alight with blinking stars.
"Wait awhile, and I will prepare some." As he kneeled to throw fuel on the fire the langur ran to the door of the shrine, crooned and ran back again, plucking at the man's knee.
"There, there, you poor lamb," she crooned, dropping to the floor and drawing the little girl into her arms.
crooned Namgay Doola again and again, and I racked my brain for that lost tune.
"Don't let it take your appetite away," crooned Mrs.
The sound of monotonous axe blows rang through the forest, and the insects, nodding upon their perches, crooned like old women.
"Gott-fer-dang!" Captain Van Horn crooned. "You're nothing but a bunch of high-strung sensitiveness, with a golden heart in the middle and a golden coat wrapped all around.
Summary: New Delhi (India), July 15 (ANI): Adding more feathers to his cap, Nawazuddin Siddiqui who is set to croon a rap song 'Swaggy Chudiyan' for his forthcoming film 'Bole Chudiyan', dropped the teaser of the song today.
Editor Janet Elizabeth Croon presents the diary of LeRoy Wiley Gresham, the intellectually precocious son of a slaveholding family in Macon, Georgia, who wrote daily entries starting in 1860 at the age of 12, after he was bedridden from an injury.
Info: Netherlands Head Coach Max Caldas surprised many people with his selection of the then 17-year-old Jorrit Croon for the Rio Olympics, but his choice was more than vindicated by a string of standout performances from this gifted attacker.