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Creak vs. Croak

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  • Creak (noun)

    The sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking.

  • Creak (verb)

    To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances.

  • Creak (verb)

    To produce a creaking sound with.

  • Croak (noun)

    A faint, harsh sound made in the throat.

  • Croak (noun)

    The cry of a frog or toad. (see also ribbit)

  • Croak (noun)

    The harsh cry of various birds, such as the raven or corncrake, or other creatures.

  • Croak (verb)

    To make a croak.

  • Croak (verb)

    To utter in a low, hoarse voice.

  • Croak (verb)

    To make its cry.

  • Croak (verb)

    To die.

  • Croak (verb)

    To kill someone or something.

    "He'd seen my face, so I had to croak him."

  • Croak (verb)

    To complain; especially, to grumble; to forebode evil; to utter complaints or forebodings habitually.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Creak (verb)

    To make a prolonged sharp grating or squeaking sound, as by the friction of hard substances; as, shoes creak.

  • Creak

    To produce a creaking sound with.

  • Creak (noun)

    The sound produced by anything that creaks; a creaking.

  • Croak (verb)

    To make a low, hoarse noise in the throat, as a frog, a raven, or a crow; hence, to make any hoarse, dismal sound.

  • Croak (verb)

    To complain; especially, to grumble; to forebode evil; to utter complaints or forebodings habitually.

  • Croak

    To utter in a low, hoarse voice; to announce by croaking; to forebode; as, to croak disaster.

  • Croak (noun)

    The coarse, harsh sound uttered by a frog or a raven, or a like sound.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Creak (noun)

    a squeaking sound;

    "the creak of the floorboards gave him away"

  • Creak (verb)

    make a high-pitched, screeching noise;

    "The door creaked when I opened it slowly"

  • Croak (noun)

    a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)

  • Croak (verb)

    die;

    "The old man finally kicked the bucket"

  • Croak (verb)

    utter a hoarse sound, like a raven

  • Croak (verb)

    make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath;

    "she grumbles when she feels overworked"

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