Vidal smiled and began to croon the song softly into my ear.
“I love the buttery crust, but I love the meat just as much,” they croon.
Alicia Keyes and John Legend will croon, while Cameron Diaz, Forest Whitaker, Salma Hayek and Lucy Liu add sparkle.
He even enlists Mary J. Blige to croon an emotional bridge about how much he loves Mothah Killah.
I ken naething aboot him, foreby that he's a moothin' cratur frae the croon Lans Depairtment, wi' no owre muckle brains.
And croon they did through the long crowded way to Covent Garden.
And now she began to croon the very lullaby which in the past had diffused pure sleep over his infant cradle.
The croon of the old lady thrummed in his ears with endless repetition.
Out of the night comes softly the croon of a little screech owl—that cry almost as ancient as the hills.
She had one song of "the Savior" which she delighted to croon.
c.1400, originally Scottish, from Middle Dutch kronen "to lament, mourn," perhaps imitative. Originally "to bellow like a bull" as well as "to utter a low, murmuring sound" (mid-15c.). Popularized by Robert Burns. Sense evolved to "lament," then to "sing softly and sadly." Related: Crooned; crooning.
[1460+; fr Scots dialect; related to Dutch kreunen, ''groan, whimper'']