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synonyms for croon

  • hum
  • murmur
  • wail
  • bellow
  • lull
  • roar
See also synonyms for: crooned / crooner / crooning
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How to use croon in a sentence

He called him the "Croon Prince" because the black crosses painted on his wings were of a more elaborate design than was usual.
TAM O' THE SCOOTSEDGAR WALLACE
Was there ever a mother who did not croon to her fretful child, and who did not rock her babe to sleep with rhythmic lullaby?
SPIRIT AND MUSICH. ERNEST HUNT
The music was quite lost here, and Persis hummed the tune herself; seemed to croon it into his very heart.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
A quaint recitative of his own, which he generally contrived to vary each night, was the song, a loving croon of sleep and rest.
THE BOOK-BILLS OF NARCISSUSLE GALLIENNE, RICHARD
She continued to croon softly the lullaby which had belonged to her own babies: "Hushaby, sweet, my own—"
THE GAY COCKADETEMPLE BAILEY
There is an addition to this saying common in the north, "And as little in the croon, that kindles 't ower far doon."
THE PROVERBS OF SCOTLANDALEXANDER HISLOP
She looked at him steadily, then away at the brooding water, where voices of the night had begun to croon.
A SPECKLED BIRDAUGUSTA J. EVANS WILSON
But not being so I can only croon as I trot along the half-forgotten words of some old Border ditty.
JAMES GEIKIEMARION I. NEWBIGIN
Inside he could hear the bustle of Sheila's swift feet, the croon of Prudence's gentle voice, and then a mighty "A-choon!"
SHEILA OF BIG WRECK COVEJAMES A. COOPER
Trying to croon to herself as she passed, and stopping only to hang one of the scarlet girandoles in Vivia's braids, she went in.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 13, NO. 75, JANUARY, 1864VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO CROON

  • cantillate
  • carol
  • chorus
  • croon
  • descant
  • doxologize
  • drone
  • intone
  • recite
  • shout
  • tune
  • vocalize
  • warble
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