crocodile: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (krok'u-dīl"), [key]
- any of several crocodilians of the genus Crocodylus, found in sluggish waters and swamps of the tropics.
- any reptile of the order Crocodylia; crocodilian.
- the tanned skin or hide of these animals, used in the manufacture of luggage and accessories, as belts, shoes, and wallets.
- a file of people, esp. schoolchildren, out for a walk.
- a person who makes a hypocritical show of sorrow.
- crocodile (Thesaurus)