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noun as in singing

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Critics praised his crooning, even if they regarded it little more than a gimmick.

The southern soul singer Theodis Ealey offers an explicit take on the sexual advice school of R&B crooning.

The ‘MMMBop’-crooning brothers are now in the beer business.

The track opens with glitchy lo-fi distortion and reggae crooning.

One such thing is Katie Holmes slinking around in all-black and doing her best Fosse while crooning “Hit Me With a Hot Note.”

She sat where he had left her, and was crooning again the weird tuneless dirge at which Marto had been appalled.

They sat there in the dark room for a long time, the girl rubbing Bumper's head and back and crooning gently to him.

Twas a quiet sea, breaking, in crooning lullaby, upon the rocks below my bedroom window.

Out on the plains the fourth guard were drowsily crooning the lullaby about the bull that "came down the hillside, long time ago."

I rolled about in the dry leaves, playing with them and making crooning, rasping noises in my throat.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crooning, such as: chanting, carol, intoning, and song.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.