cronk

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noun

ˈkräŋk,
ˈkrȯŋk
plural -s
: a hoarse croak (as of a raven) or honk (as of a wild goose)

cronk

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intransitive verb

"
-ed/-ing/-s
: to make a croaking or honking noise
the wild-goose wedge … cronks harshW. P. Johnston

cronk

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adjective

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1
slang, Australia
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slang, Australia : fraudulent, dishonest

Word History

Etymology

Noun

imitative

Adjective

Yiddish or German krank, from Middle High German kranc weak

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“Cronk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cronk. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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