croak

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croak

1. slang To die. How are we going to tell the kids that their fish croaked while they were at school?
2. slang To kill someone or something. We all watched in horror as the lion croaked its prey.

croak out

To say something in a low, gruff, possibly emotional voice. A noun or pronoun can be used between "croak" and "out." I wanted to say a few remarks at the funeral, but I had a hard time croaking them out.
See also: croak, out
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

croak

1. in. to die; to expire; to succumb. The parrot croaked before I got it home.
2. tv. to kill someone or something. The car croaked the cat just like that.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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