adjective, croup·i·er, croup·i·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM croupycroup·i·ly, adverbcroup·i·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for croupy
Even now, hearing a child struggling with that croupy rattle hits her in the gut.
The children were croupy, and one morning an alcohol lamp near little Clara's bed, blown by the draught, set fire to the canopy.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
If it occurs suddenly, the child will wake about midnight with the characteristic croupy cough.
Next morning it wakes up apparently well except for the croupy cough.
The idea of a hot bath in the middle of the day, and him full of dinner, and croupy into the bargain!Jack and Jill|Louisa May Alcott
The disease which Mackenzie called croup, was generally known in Glasgow at that time as croupy sore throat.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton