croaking croaking  /ˈkroʊ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog)

Usage(s):

  1. They're after Rana catesbeiana the North American bullfrog introduced to France in 1968 by a French aviator who liked the idea of the critters croaking in his garden.
  2. The crack of shots often pierces the darkness, the echoes of gunfire melting into the chorus of croaking frogs.

News

  • Naturally Speaking: Remembering a little Frog Fry Magic

    I was reminded of one of the finest wild food delicacies the other day while trying to find somekeepe r bluegills at Hickory Grove Lake. No, it wasn’t bluegill fillets even though they are pretty good, too. It was the distant croaking of a single bull frog that triggered some fond memories. I served an internship with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Upper Mississippi Wildlife Refuge during ...
    on July 13, 2013     Source: The Ames Tribune

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