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croon

Saltos de línea: croon
Pronunciación: /kruːn
 
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Definición de croon en inglés:

verbo

[no object]
1Hum or sing in a soft, low voice, especially in a sentimental manner: she was crooning to the child [with object]: the female vocalist crooned smoky blues into the microphone
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • ‘Lovely Leia’ my Mamma would croon in a sing song voice to me as I lay curled in her lap.
  • ‘We learn to communicate as babies through crooning and singing from our mothers,’ he says.
  • Further, Jake does not just sing, he croons, swoons, bellows and lets it all loose.
Sinónimos
sing softly, hum, lilt, carol, warble, trill, quaver
rare troll
1.1 [with direct speech] Say in a soft, low voice: ‘Goodbye, you lovely darling,’ she crooned
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • My mother's voice croons in my ear, ‘Darling, what's the matter?’
  • I spoke to him, crooning soft, comforting words.
  • But then, a peaceful, mature, controlled voice crooned next to them.

sustantivo

[in singular] Volver al principio  
A soft, low voice or tone: he sang in a gentle, highly expressive croon
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Who, back in 1991, would have guessed that his clenched-teeth complaining-voice came along with such an expressive croon?
  • Kieran held the animal to the rapid pace with a soft croon of reassurance that Michael doubted he felt.
  • The vocals plateau at a whining croon throughout the most of the album.

Origen

late 15th century (originally Scots and northern English): from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch krōnen 'groan, lament'. The use of croon in standard English was probably popularized by Robert Burns.

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  • [LME] Originally Scots and northern English, croon is from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch krōnen ‘groan, lament’. The use of croon in standard English was probably popularized by poet Robert Burns ( 1759–96).

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