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Meaning of CROON

Pronunciation:  kroon

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  sing softly
 

CROON is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: sing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Croon\ (kr??n), v. i. [OE. croinen, cf. D. kreunen to
    moan. ?24.]
    1. To make a continuous hollow moan, as cattle do when in
       pain. [Scot.] --Jamieson.
    
    2. To hum or sing in a low tone; to murmur softly.
    
             Here an old grandmother was crooning over a sick
             child, and rocking it to and fro.     --Dickens.
    
    
  2. \Croon\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crooned} (kr??nd); p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Crooning}.]
    1. To sing in a low tone, as if to one's self; to hum.
    
             Hearing such stanzas crooned in her praise. --C.
                                                   Bront?.
    
    2. To soothe by singing softly.
    
             The fragment of the childish hymn with which he sung
             and crooned himself asleep.           --Dickens.
    
    
  3. \Croon\, n.
    1. A low, continued moan; a murmur.
    
    2. A low singing; a plain, artless melody.
    
    
 
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