croaker

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noun croak·er \ˈkrō-kər\

Definition of croaker

  1. 1 :  an animal (such 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

First Known Use of croaker

1648



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