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English definition of “croak”

croak

verb [I/T] (MAKE SOUND)   /kroʊk/
(of animals ) to make deep sounds such as a frog makes, or as a person might make because of a very dry throat : [I] Frogs croaked in the swamp . [T] He croaked a greeting , and we realized he could hardly talk .
(Definition of croak verb (MAKE SOUND) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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