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1. croak

verb. ['ˈkroʊk'] pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.

Synonyms

  • predecease
  • snuff it
  • exit
  • pop off
  • conk
  • suffocate
  • expire
  • die
  • pass
  • pass away
  • perish
  • give way
  • conk out
  • break down
  • stifle
  • abort
  • drop dead
  • give out
  • change state
  • go bad
  • give-up the ghost
  • pip out
  • fall
  • go
  • decease
  • asphyxiate
  • buy the farm
  • fail
  • kick the bucket
  • yield
  • buy it
  • cash in one's chips
  • drown
  • choke
  • succumb
  • turn
  • famish
  • break

Antonyms

  • survive
  • dock
  • get on
  • come

Etymology

  • croken (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Croak

  • provoke
  • misspoke
  • stroke
  • revoke
  • invoke
  • stoke
  • spoke
  • snoke
  • smoke
  • smoak
  • schroeck
  • schmoke
  • laroque
  • larocque
  • evoke
  • droke
  • croke
  • cloke
  • cloak
  • broke
  • bloke
  • baroque
  • awoke
  • yolk
  • yoke
  • yoak
  • wouk
  • wolk
  • woke
  • szoke

Example sentences of the word croak


1. Verb, base form
The Panamanian golden frog does not croak but waves its hand to signal to other frogs.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Male toads croak to indicate their readiness to mate.

Quotes containing the word croak


1. We can ast for comfort and hope and patience and courage . . . and we’ll git what we ast for. They ain’t no gar’ntee thet we ain’t go’n have no troubles and ain’t go’n die. But shore as frogs croak and cows bellow, God’ll forgive us if’n we ast Him to.
- Olive Ann Burns

2. croak

verb. ['ˈkroʊk'] make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath.

Synonyms

  • sound off
  • complain
  • kvetch
  • kick
  • gnarl
  • quetch
  • plain
  • mutter
  • murmur

Antonyms

  • file in
  • enter
  • pop in
  • stand still

Etymology

  • croken (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. croak

verb. ['ˈkroʊk'] utter a hoarse sound, like a raven.

Synonyms

  • let loose
  • cronk
  • let out
  • emit

Antonyms

  • birth
  • arrive
  • start
  • free

Etymology

  • croken (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. croak

noun. ['ˈkroʊk'] a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog).

Synonyms

  • croaking
  • vocalization

Antonyms

  • be well
  • feed
  • log in

Etymology

  • croken (Middle English (1100-1500))
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