Definition of crone in English:


Syllabification: crone
Pronunciation: /krōn


  • An old woman who is thin and ugly.
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    • Thalia had no idea what this old crone was talking about, and figured she was probably mumbling something irrelevant to herself.
    • I would not give them to that old crone, despite what she promises you in return.
    • You left Trudy alone when she could've used your knowledge the most, you shriveled crone.


late Middle English: via Middle Dutch croonje, caroonje 'carcass, old ewe' from Old Northern French caroigne 'carrion, cantankerous woman' (see carrion).

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