Synonyms
Etymology

1. crocodile

noun. ['ˈkrɑːkəˌdaɪl'] large voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates; of sluggish tropical waters.

Synonyms

  • Crocodilus
  • Asian crocodile
  • crocodilian reptile
  • Crocodylus
  • genus Crocodilus
  • Crocodylus niloticus
  • genus Crocodylus
  • Morlett's crocodile
  • crocodilian
  • Nile crocodile
  • African crocodile

Etymology

  • cocodrille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cocodrillus (Latin)

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2. tears

noun. ['ˈtɛrz, ˈtɪrz'] the process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds).

Synonyms

  • wailing
  • sob
  • bawling
  • bodily process
  • sobbing
  • activity
  • weeping
  • sniveling
  • crying
  • bodily function
  • snivel

Antonyms

  • anastalsis
  • joyful
  • laugh
  • inactivity

Example sentences of the word crocodile-tears


1. Noun Phrase
He may weep "crocodile tears" from his eyes, but his salt glands are located on his tongue.

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