croak Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"croak" in British English

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croakverb

uk   /krəʊk/  us   /kroʊk/

croak verb (MAKE SOUND)

[I or T] When ​animals such as frogs and crows croak, they make ​deeproughsounds. If you croak, you ​speak with a ​roughvoice because you have a ​sore or ​drythroat.

croak verb (DIE)

[I] slang to ​die

croaknoun [C]

uk   /krəʊk/  us   /kroʊk/
a ​deep, ​roughsound made by a ​person or ​animal
(Definition of croak from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"croak" in American English

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croakverb

 us   /kroʊk/

croak verb (MAKE SOUND)

[I/T] (of ​animals) to make ​deepsounds such as a frog makes, or as a ​person might make because of a very ​drythroat: [I] Frogs croaked in the ​swamp. [T] He croaked a ​greeting, and we ​realized he could ​hardlytalk.

croak verb (DIE)

[I] slang to ​die

croaknoun

 us   /kroʊk/

croak noun (SOUND)

[C] a ​deepsound such as the ​sound a frog makes, or the one a ​person might make because of a very ​drythroat: His ​sudden croak ​let us ​know that he ​wanted to ​speak.
(Definition of croak from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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