Meaning of croak

croak

Pronunciation: (krōk), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to utter a low-pitched, harsh cry, as the sound of a frog or a raven.
  2. to speak with a low, rasping voice.
  3. to die.
  4. to talk despondingly; prophesy trouble or evil; grumble.
—v.t.
  1. to utter or announce by croaking.
  2. to kill.
—n.
  1. the act or sound of croaking.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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