croup croup  /ˈkrup/


  1. (n) a disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing
  2. (n) the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks


  1. Parainfluenza 2 is one of the common causes of croup in children.
  2. The water was boiling in the croup kettle that Irene Lingo was fixing for her five-month-old daughter, Laura Jean, when the baby kicked it over.
  3. In the summer young Ollie Shaw flirts with Doris and Brother George Shaw's children get the croup.


  • Muschamp is loving it at Lovett

    You may call it the Muschamp Croup, although the condition is by no means unique to any one family of football coaches.
    on December 13, 2013     Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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