croaker

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noun croak·er \ˈkrō-kər\

Definition of croaker

  1. 1 :  an animal (as a frog) that croaks

  2. 2 :  any of various fishes and especially the drums that produce croaking, drumming, or grunting noises

  3. 3 slang :  doctor

Examples of croaker in a sentence

  1. <she becomes a real croaker when she's overtired>

  2. <ever more ornery as he grew older, he swore that he didn't need some croaker telling him that smoking was bad for his health>

1648

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1648


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