Definition of Croon

1. Verb. Sing softly. "Sam and Sue croon"

Generic synonyms: Sing
Derivative terms: Crooner, Crooning, Crooning



Definition of Croon

1. v. i. To make a continuous hollow moan, as cattle do when in pain.

2. v. t. To sing in a low tone, as if to one's self; to hum.

3. n. A low, continued moan; a murmur.

Definition of Croon

1. Verb. To hum or sing softly or in a sentimental manner. ¹

2. Noun. A soft or sentimental hum or song. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Croon

1. to sing softly [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Croon

crooken
crookened
crookening
crookens
crooker
crookeries
crookery
crookesite
crookest
crooking
crookneck
crookneck squash
crooknecks
crooks
crooks and nannies
croon (current term)
crooned
crooner
crooners
crooning
croonings
croons
croony
croove
crooves
crop
crop-dusting
crop-ear
crop-ears
crop circle

Literary usage of Croon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Children's Rhymes, Children's Games, Children's Songs, Children's Stories: A by Robert Ford (1904)
"Hush-a-ba birdie, croon, croon, Hush-a-ba birdie, croon; The sheep are gane to the silver wood, And the coos are gane to the broom, ..."

2. A History of the So-called Jansenist Church of Holland: With a Sketch of Its by John Mason Neale (1858)
"ON the 22nd of July, 1733, the Chapter1 met XII'~ and unanimously elected Theodore van der croon, one Theodore° of the canons, and pastor at Gonda, ..."

3. The Ballads and Songs of Ayrshire: Illustrated with Sketches, Historical by James Paterson (1846)
"The auld man's croon. There are some touches of pathos in this song by Mr Stevenson of Beith, but he falls into the same error of his townsman, ..."

4. A Treatise on the Language, Poetry, and Music of the Highland Clans: With by Donald Campbell (1862)
"... I cannot part with Man without quoting a verse or two of the " croon," or chaunt :— AN CHONAN.—THE croon. ..."

5. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"The Deil, or else an outler Quey, Begins to Jow an' croon: . . . The Holy Fair. 20. ... He croon'd his gamut, one, two, three, O' Robin's reed ! ..."

6. Mary, Mary by James Stephens (1912)
"She wanted to whisper little childish words to her, to rock her to and fro on her breast, and croon little songs and kiss her, and pat her face. no ..."

7. Children's Rhymes, Children's Games, Children's Songs, Children's Stories: A by Robert Ford (1904)
"Hush-a-ba birdie, croon, croon, Hush-a-ba birdie, croon; The sheep are gane to the silver wood, And the coos are gane to the broom, ..."

8. A History of the So-called Jansenist Church of Holland: With a Sketch of Its by John Mason Neale (1858)
"ON the 22nd of July, 1733, the Chapter1 met XII'~ and unanimously elected Theodore van der croon, one Theodore° of the canons, and pastor at Gonda, ..."

9. The Ballads and Songs of Ayrshire: Illustrated with Sketches, Historical by James Paterson (1846)
"The auld man's croon. There are some touches of pathos in this song by Mr Stevenson of Beith, but he falls into the same error of his townsman, ..."

10. A Treatise on the Language, Poetry, and Music of the Highland Clans: With by Donald Campbell (1862)
"... I cannot part with Man without quoting a verse or two of the " croon," or chaunt :— AN CHONAN.—THE croon. ..."

11. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"The Deil, or else an outler Quey, Begins to Jow an' croon: . . . The Holy Fair. 20. ... He croon'd his gamut, one, two, three, O' Robin's reed ! ..."

12. Mary, Mary by James Stephens (1912)
"She wanted to whisper little childish words to her, to rock her to and fro on her breast, and croon little songs and kiss her, and pat her face. no ..."

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