I don't want the child to get croupy and not know anything about it.
There is a brazen, barking, "croupy" cough in spasmodic croup.
I was a little boy an' croupy, and he seemed big as a house when he came in at the door.
Alice was croupy, and I went upstairs to her as early as I could.
Taking a quick, deep breath, he sounded his call for aid—a loud, croupy cough.