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cronk

[ krongk, krawngk ]
/ krɒŋk, krɔŋk /
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adjective Australian Slang.

sick or feeble.

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Origin of cronk

1875–80; <Yiddish or German krank,Middle High German kranc weak
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British Dictionary definitions for cronk

cronk
/ (krɒŋk) /

adjective

Australian unfit; unsound

Word Origin for cronk

C19: compare crank ²
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