Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having or uttering a croak, or low, harsh, guttural sound; hoarse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective like the sounds of frogs and crows.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of a sound Like that of a frog

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective like the sounds of frogs and crows

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It's pronounced "croaky," he insists, and was invented in Ireland in the early 19th century, not in France, as the spelling of the name might have you believe.

    Different Strokes

  • My only problem was this week I had a sinus/throat infection that's on the mend, so I sound a little "croaky"...so bear with it...or maybe it makes me sound better...

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • He sounds a lot like sort of a less wholesome Al Green, sort of beautiful kind of croaky voice.

    SXSW 2008: Three Artists to Watch

  • My only problem was this week I had a sinus/throat infection that's on the mend, so I sound a little "croaky"...so bear with it...or maybe it makes me sound better...

    Podcasting....

  • She screamed like one too, croaky and guttural, as she ordered the minions to bring her more tea—that unslakable thirst that the sisters had first noticed in her still evident.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She screamed like one too, croaky and guttural, as she ordered the minions to bring her more tea—that unslakable thirst that the sisters had first noticed in her still evident.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • If I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue's Barry Cryer – he of the relentlessly filthy mind and the impossibly croaky pipe-smoker's laugh – is already fully established as a national comic treasure, you wouldn't bet against the man sharing the stage with him on Sunday eventually coming to enjoy a similar status.

    This week's new comedy

  • He concludes a tribute to acoustic music with a croaky, hammed-up version of "Maggie's Farm," and it rules.

    Live blogging from the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards

  • She screamed like one too, croaky and guttural, as she ordered the minions to bring her more tea—that unslakable thirst that the sisters had first noticed in her still evident.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • She screamed like one too, croaky and guttural, as she ordered the minions to bring her more tea—that unslakable thirst that the sisters had first noticed in her still evident.

    Slice Of Cherry

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