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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Middle Dutch
Origin: cronen

croon

verb
     
Related topics: Music
croon [intransitive and transitive]
APM to 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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