Definition of kraken in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkräkən/


An enormous mythical sea monster said to appear off the coast of Norway.
Example sentences
  • He is the legendary kraken who lives deep in the rocks and reefs of the Dagger Sea.
  • The creature, a kraken, had crossed the ocean with amazing speed.
  • That's when a kraken attacked the boat, trying to cut it in half with its razor sharp beak.



Words that rhyme with kraken

Aachen, darken, hearken, Marcan, Petrarchan

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Syllabification: kra·ken

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