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croon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
crooncroon /kruːn/ verb [intransitive, transitive] 🔊 🔊 APMSAYto sing or speak in a soft gentle voice, especially about love 🔊 Sinatra crooning mellow tunes 🔊 ‘My child, ’ Sarah crooned. —crooner noun [countable]
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Examples from the Corpus
croon• Drake has low croon, duck a harsh wigeon-like quack: both make whistling sound in flight like Goldeneye.• She wandered around the tables, while crooning ''Embraceable You''.• Anyone playing the tape would hear Michael Jackson crooning in the exact digital quality they would hear on a purchased Thriller tape.• It was suffocating to sit between those merit was like being a fox in a bog while hounds crooned on either bank.• I move among the aisles and walkways, which are a scented, winking, shimmering, crooning riot of Christmas.• And a cassette deck crooning the blues and Bach.• A woman gently crooned the tune of a lullaby.• Lovely, lovely, she crooned to herself.• We hear her sobbing, lifting the baby up, crooning to it.• On the store speakers, Bing Crosby was crooning "White Christmas."• The vocals are strong, clear and smooth, crooning with the memory of what Sinatra was back in his day.
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Verb table
croon
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycroon
he, she, itcroons
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycrooned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave crooned
he, she, ithas crooned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad crooned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill croon
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have crooned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam crooning
he, she, itis crooning
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you, we, theyare crooning
Past
I, he, she, itwas crooning
you, we, theywere crooning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been crooning
he, she, ithas been crooning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been crooning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be crooning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been crooning
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