verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of croak
Examples from the Web for croak
When Tony takes over Danny's body, his voice begins to croak and he shakes his pointer finger for emphasis.
And then I sit on a bench facing the grave and a raven says something in a croak a few steps from me.
At times, from far up the moorland comes down even the strange cry of a buzzard, or the croak of a wandering raven.In the West Country|Francis A. Knight
She was now suddenly a frog, "Croak;" and now she was an old woman.A Christmas Greeting|Hans Christian Andersen
Nor did they mark the evening croak of the frogs alongshore among the reed beds, until Jo Lagassé imitated it to perfection.Fort Amity|Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
They croak in mutual congratulation, anticipating a splendid repast.The Death Shot|Mayne Reid
In the hour of the earthquake, no one heeds the croak of the raven.The Hour and the Man|Harriet Martineau
British Dictionary definitions for croak
- (intr) to die
- (tr) to kill