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croaking

adjective

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croaking

verb
present participle of croak

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1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • the cranky patient was always croaking to the nurses about something

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2 slang to stop living
  • I wouldn't go around saying your great-grandmother "croaked"

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3 slang to deprive of life
  • "I croaked the old bugger," he bragged

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4 slang to put to death deliberately
  • hooligans had croaked the street corner wino just for the hell of it

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“Croaking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/croaking. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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