Origin of croak
Words nearby croak
How to use croak in a sentence
The marine ecologist at Cornell University is listening to a humpback whale song, her fingers bobbing like a conductor’s to each otherworldly croak and whine.‘Fathom’ seeks to unravel humpback whales’ soulful songs|Jake Buehler|June 22, 2021|Science News
This dip in sensitivity falls just between the two most prominent frequencies of a male green tree frog’s croak, suggesting that inflated lungs don’t affect a female’s ability to hear her own species.Female green tree frogs have noise-canceling lungs that help them hear mates|Jonathan Lambert|March 4, 2021|Science News
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.
But dey can't hang me, no sah, dey can't, 'cause mah man croak two weeks later.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
He will awake to drive away the crows which croak around the mountain.
By my sword, the Sweetheart of the Faith, never did frogs at a mid-summer drought croak more frightfully than those scamps.
Suppose we'd croak this man in th' hot par-rt av th' p'litical fight; what happens?The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
From a small almost black lake rose, like a mysterious wail, the plaintive croak of tiny frogs.Dream Tales and Prose Poems|Ivan Turgenev
British Dictionary definitions for croak
- (intr) to die
- (tr) to kill