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English definition of “croak”

croak

verb (MAKE SOUND)    /krəʊk/ US  /kroʊk/
[I or T] When animals such as frogs and crows croak, they make deep rough sounds .Animal (non-human) soundsWays of talking If you croak, you speak with a rough voice because you have a sore or dry throat .Animal (non-human) soundsWays of talking
(Definition of croak verb (MAKE SOUND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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