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croon

play
verb \ˈkrün\

Simple Definition of croon

  • : to sing (a song) in a low soft voice

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of croon

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 chiefly Scottish :  bellow, boom

  3. 2 :  to sing or speak in a gentle murmuring manner; especially :  to sing in a soft intimate manner adapted to amplifying systems

  4. transitive verb
  5. :  to sing (as a popular song or a lullaby) in a crooning manner

croon noun

Examples of croon in a sentence

  1. The mother crooned as she rocked the baby.



Origin of croon

Middle English croynen, from Middle Dutch cronen; akin to Old High German crōnen to chatter


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with croon


CROON Defined for Kids

croon

play
verb \ˈkrün\

Definition of croon for Students

croonedcrooning

  1. :  to hum or sing in a low soft voice




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