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crooning


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Croon  \Croon\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Crooned}  (kr??nd);  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Crooning}.] 
  1.  To  sing  in  a  low  tone,  as  if  to  one's  self  to  hum. 
 
  Hearing  such  stanzas  crooned  in  her  praise.  --C. 
  Bront?. 
 
  2.  To  soothe  by  singing  softly. 
 
  The  fragment  of  the  childish  hymn  with  which  he  sung 
  and  crooned  himself  asleep.  --Dickens. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crooning 
  n  1:  singing  in  a  soft  low  tone;  "her  crooning  soon  put  the  child 
  to  sleep" 
  2:  the  act  of  singing  popular  songs  in  a  sentimental  manner 




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