Croon meaning

kro͝on
The definition of a croon is a soft and gentle voice or hum.

The soft gentle voice a mother uses when singing to her baby is an example of a croon.

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To hum or sing softly.
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To sing popular songs in a soft, sentimental manner.
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To sing softly or in a humming way.

Crooning a lullaby.

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A soft singing or humming.
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Croon is defined as to hum, sing or say something in a soothing and melodic voice.

An example of croon is a mother softly singing a lullaby to her baby.

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(scots) To roar or bellow.
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To sing or hum in a low, gentle tone.
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To sing (popular songs) in a soft, sentimental manner.
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A low, gentle singing or humming.
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To hum or sing softly or in a sentimental manner.
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To soothe by singing softly.
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(Scotland) To make a continuous hollow moan, as cattle do when in pain.

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A soft or sentimental hum or song.
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Origin of croon

  • Middle English crounen from Middle Dutch krōnen to lament gerə-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle Dutch kronen (“to groan, lament”), from Proto-Germanic *kre-, from Proto-Indo-European *gerH- (“to cry hoarsely”).

    From Wiktionary