Associations to the word «Crocodile»


CROCODILE, noun. Any of the predatory amphibious reptiles of the family Crocodylidae; (loosely) a crocodilian, any species of the order Crocodilia, which also includes the alligators, caimans and gavials.
CROCODILE, noun. A long line or procession of people (especially children) walking together.
CROCODILE, noun. (logic) A fallacious dilemma, mythically supposed to have been first used by a crocodile.
CROCODILE BIRD, noun. The Egyptian plover, Pluvianus aegyptius
CROCODILE CLIP, noun. (UK) (Ireland) (Africa) (Australia) An alligator clip.
CROCODILE TEAR, noun. (idiomatic) A tear shed insincerely, in a false display of sorrow or some other emotion.
CROCODILE TEAR, noun. (idiomatic) (in the plural) A display of tears that is forced or false.
CROCODILE TEARS, noun. Plural of crocodile tear

Dictionary definition

CROCODILE, noun. Large voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates; of sluggish tropical waters.

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