croonverb [ I or T ]uk /kruːn/ us /kruːn/
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Examples from literature
- I'm moving onwards—gently onwards, crooned Edward Henry to himself.
- In the sunny room upstairs Betty sat in a low rocker, crooning away to a restless bundle in her arms.
- She caught him to her breast in her strong young arms, crooned to him, and kissed his matted head.
- The boy hugged it in his arms, as he might a baby, and crooned over it.
- The old women crooned their mystic tuneless dirges.