croaky croaky adj. like the sounds of frogs and crows; as, acres of croaky frogs.

Syn: croaking, guttural. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • croaky — UK [ˈkrəʊkɪ] / US [ˈkroʊkɪ] adjective Word forms croaky : adjective croaky comparative croakier superlative croakiest if someone s voice sounds croaky, they speak in a low rough voice that sounds as if they have a sore throat …   English dictionary

  • croaky — croak|y [ krouki ] adjective if someone s voice sounds croaky, they speak in a low rough voice that sounds like they have a sore throat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • croaky — [[t]kro͟ʊki[/t]] ADJ GRADED If someone s voice is croaky, it is low and rough …   English dictionary

  • croaky — croak ► NOUN ▪ a characteristic deep hoarse sound made by a frog or a crow. ► VERB 1) utter a croak. 2) informal die. DERIVATIVES croaker noun croakily adverb croaky adjective (croakier …   English terms dictionary

  • croaky — adjective see croak II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • croaky — croakily, adv. croakiness, n. /kroh kee/, adj., croakier, croakiest. low pitched and hoarse; croaking. [1840 50; CROAK + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • croaky — adjective Like that of a frog …   Wiktionary

  • croaky — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Low and grating in sound: croaking, gruff, hoarse, husky1. See SOUNDS …   English dictionary for students

  • croaky — croak·y || kroÊŠkɪ adj. husky, hoarse and rasping …   English contemporary dictionary

  • croaky — /ˈkroʊki/ (say krohkee) adjective making a croaking sound. –croakily, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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