croaky

[kroh-kee]
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Origin of croaky

First recorded in 1840–50; croak + -y1
Related formscroak·i·ly, adverbcroak·i·ness, noun
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Related Words for croaky

gruff, guttural, husky, raspy, scratchy, throaty

Examples from the Web for croaky

Historical Examples of croaky

  • "Or a Magpie," answered she with a capital imitation of Mag's croaky voice.

    The Little Lame Prince

    Dinah Maria Mulock

  • Ward: Is there anything now has a sound like the croaky screech of a jackdaw?

    Seven Short Plays

    Lady Gregory

  • The expression tickled him into a creaky, croaky sort of laugh.

    A Maid of the Kentucky Hills

    Edwin Carlile Litsey

  • "Or a magpie," answered she, with a capital imitation of Mistress Mag's croaky voice.

    The Little Lame Prince

    Miss Mulock--Pseudonym of Maria Dinah Craik