DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

5 definitions found

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 croak /ˈkrok/
 嗄嗄聲,哇哇聲(vi.)嗄嗄叫,發牢騷(vt.)用嘶啞的聲音說

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Croak v. i. [imp. & p. p. Croaked. (krōkt); p. pr. & vb. n. Croaking.]
 1. To make a low, hoarse noise in the throat, as a frog, a raven, or a crow; hence, to make any hoarse, dismal sound.
 Loud thunder to its bottom shook the bog,
 And the hoarse nation croaked.   --Pope.
 2. To complain; especially, to grumble; to forebode evil; to utter complaints or forebodings habitually.
    Marat . . . croaks with reasonableness.   --Carlyle.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Croak, v. t. To utter in a low, hoarse voice; to announce by croaking; to forebode; as, to croak disaster.
 The raven himself is hoarse,
 That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan.   --Shak.
 Two ravens now began to croak
 Their nuptial song.   --Wordsworth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Croak, n. The coarse, harsh sound uttered by a frog or a raven, or a like sound.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 croak
      n : a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog) [syn: croaking]
      v 1: die; "The old man finally kicked the bucket" [syn: kick the
           bucket, cash in one's chips, buy the farm, conk,
           give-up the ghost, drop dead, pop off, choke, snuff
           it]
      2: utter a hoarse sound, like a raven [syn: cronk]
      3: make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath; "she
         grumbles when she feels overworked" [syn: murmur, mutter,
          grumble, gnarl]