verb (used without object)
- to bellow; low.
- to lament; mourn.
verb (used with object)
Origin of croon
Related formscroon·er, nouncroon·ing·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for crooner
At just 18, the crooner has millions of people—mostly young girls—clamoring to know more about his life story.
And things seemed fine between the couple, with the crooner appearing sober and healthier-looking, with a new crew cut.Creed Singer Scott Stapp’s Fall From Grace: From 40 Million Albums Sold to Living in a Holiday Inn|Marlow Stern|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now Nick Jonas, freshly 22 years old and leaving his days as a mommy-approved Jonas Brothers crooner behind, is following suit.Nick Jonas Is All Grown Up, Clutching His Penis and Everything|Kevin Fallon|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From fighting Nazis to marching alongside Martin Luther King Jr. to singing with Lady Gaga, the crooner has done it all.Tony Bennett’s Nazi Hunting Past Is Just One Reason He’s the Greatest Living American|Asawin Suebsaeng|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A moody ballad by an Australian crooner has notched 134 million views on YouTube.Gotye on His Viral Hit ‘Somebody That I Used to Know’|Marlow Stern|March 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A name given to the crooner, crowner, or gray gurnard (Trigla gurnardus).The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
Briefly the crooner's voice wavered, the notes of the violins hesitated, but no one noticed.The Star Lord|Boyd Ellanby