What is another word for croon?

Pronunciation: [kɹˈuːn] (IPA)

Croon is a term that is often associated with music, especially ballads. It refers to singing in a soft, soothing voice with a melodious tone. Some synonyms for crooning include humming, warbling, cooing, murmuring, and serenading. These words all convey a similar tone and style of singing and are often used to describe romantic or sentimental music. Some additional synonyms for crooning can include lulling, murmuring, or singing softly. When searching for synonyms to use in your writing or discussions about music, these words can be a great way to diversify your vocabulary and express the different nuances of a performer's style.

Synonyms for Croon:

What are the hypernyms for Croon?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Croon?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for croon (as verbs)

    • communication

Usage examples for Croon

Thy rivers' courses let me follow Where they leap the crags in their flight And where at dusk in caverns hollow They croon to music of the night.
Rainer Maria Rilke
Presently she tired of the contest, and clasping her knees began, without warning given, to croon a little song- Over the rim of the moor, And under a starry sky, Two men came to my door And rested them wearily.
"Major Vigoureux"
A. T. Quiller-Couch
On the old grey sundial the white-winged pigeons sleepily croon as they preen their snowy plumage, and the Madonna lilies hang their heads like a procession of white-robed nuns who dare not look up from telling their beads until the triumphal procession of an all-conquering warrior has gone by.
"A Book of Myths"
Jean Lang

Famous quotes with Croon

  • Say, what is the spell, when her fledgelings are cheeping, That lures the bird home to her nest? Or wakes the tired mother, whose infant is weeping, To cuddle and croon it to rest?
    Lewis Carroll
  • And in the ghostly palm-trees the sleepy tune Of the quiet voice calling me, the long low croon Of the steady Trade Winds blowing.
    John Masefield

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