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croon

verb \ˈkrün\

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

Full Definition of CROON

intransitive verb
1
chiefly Scottish :  bellow, boom
2
:  to sing or speak in a gentle murmuring manner; especially :  to sing in a soft intimate manner adapted to amplifying systems
transitive verb
:  to sing (as a popular song or a lullaby) in a crooning manner
croon noun

Examples of CROON

  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

CROONING Defined for Kids

croon

verb \ˈkrün\
croonedcroon·ing

Definition of CROON for Kids

:  to hum or sing in a low soft voice

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