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croak

verb uk   /krəʊk/ us    /kroʊk/

croak verb (MAKE SOUND)

[I or T] When animals such as frogs and crows croak, they make deep rough sounds. If you croak, you speak with a rough voice because you have a sore or dry throat.

croak verb (DIE)

[I] slang to die

croak

noun [C] uk   /krəʊk/ us    /kroʊk/
a deep, rough sound made by a person or animal
(Definition of croak from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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