Definition of croak:
go out, evanesce, fall out, operate, gag, off, tone, stall, authorize, fuss, fret, conk out, pass on to the Great Beyond, give way, get, sink, demise, repine, pass by, drop dead, carry off, overstep, pass away, exit, do in, murmur, moo, work, give out, blow over, exhale, slip away, rub out, happen, pop off, fell, kick off, travel, start, under your breath, find fault, succumb, excrete, give, bray, claim, holler, back up, kvetch, draw, expression, get out, fleet, proceed, cry, survive, live, inflection, go bad, yammer, gripe, hold up, pall, hap, whine, go, grunt, cash in one's chips, breathe your last (breath), plump, throttle, blend, leave, turn over, check out, croaking, bleat, return, put away, grump, whack, sound, step out, break down, scream, complain, kick the bucket, bark, go away, go through, snuff it, grouch, glide by, assassinate, egest, kick in, snuff, howl, perish, rifle, hold out, bay, live on, maunder, choke, fit, growl, take place, make it, twang, go across, honk, clear, beef, execute, moan, foul, authorise, congest, caterwaul, destroy, wail, go past, swoon, grumble, mussitate, die, mumble, quaver, yawp, exceed, go along, whinge, extend, cash in, stifle, legislate, call, give-up the ghost, dispatch, part, terminate, pass on, put across, flatline, purr, buy the farm, bump off, occur, asphyxiate, neutralize, go by, crab, breathe, transcend, expire, bitch, breathe out, nag, starve, pass off, eliminate, carp, reach, whimper, cronk, imperative, surpass, fall, peg out, squeal, take, knock off, rumble, clog, lose your life, conk, lay down your life, make pass, mutter, become, slip by, quack, overhaul, slide by, drop, run out, locomote, bite the dust, function, gnarl, go on, clog up, endure, fade, choke off, belong, break, elapse, faint, bellow, remonstrate, get going, depart, become flat, communicate, hiss, pass out, travel by, scrag, last, pass along, grizzle, baa, run short, croon, chatter, rasp, inveigh, come about, suffocate, fail, top, decease, slay, drown, overtake, blend in, die out, cadence, yowl, strangle, tremor, lead, keen, run, liquidate, guide, devolve, whisper, pass, run low, squawk, move, lapse, bellyache, grouse, take out, kick, ice, scold, end, spend, hand.
The madonna expression changed instantly to one of horror, he uttered a startled croak, and took a surprisingly long skip backward, landing in the screen of honeysuckle vines, which, he seemed to imagine, were some new form of hostility attacking him treacherously from the rear.- "The Guest of Quesnay", Booth Tarkington.
- "The Ice Pilot", Henry Leverage.
- "The Loom of Youth", Alec Waugh.