cronk

(австралийское) (сленг) болезненный;
хилый захромавший;
снятый с дистанции полученный нечестным путем;
сомнительного происхождения (американизм) карканье ворона гоготанье диких гусей

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Cronk — may refer to: People: Chas Cronk, an English singer songwriter and musician Cooper Cronk (born 1983), Australian rugby league footballer Edwin M. Cronk, the third United States Ambassador to Singapore George P. Cronk (1904–1996), Los Angeles City …   Wikipedia

  • cronk — /krɒŋk/ (say krongk) Colloquial –adjective 1. dishonest; not genuine; sub standard: a cronk opal; cronk food. 2. sick; ailing. –noun 3. a dishonest person. 4. someone who is always ill; valetudinarian. {British dialect crank} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cronk — /krongk, krawngk/, adj. Australian Slang. sick or feeble. [1875 80; < Yiddish or G krank, MHG kranc weak] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cronk — This interesting name derives from the medieval English cranke meaning Cheerful and Vigerous and was originally given as a nickname to a merry, high spirited person. The surname is first recorded in the early half of the 12th Century, (see below) …   Surnames reference

  • Cronk — (older slang) dishonest; illegal; crooked (British dialect crank infirm , weak , ailing ) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • cronk — Australian Slang (older slang) dishonest; illegal; crooked (British dialect crank infirm , weak , ailing ) …   English dialects glossary

  • cronk — n, adj American (something) excellent, powerful. In use since 2000, the word may be an altera tion of chronic, as applied, e.g., to high grade marihuana. It might alternatively be related to crunk, but that seems to be a more recent coinage …   Contemporary slang

  • cronk — adjective Austral./NZ informal, dated unfit or unsound. ↘fraudulent. Origin C19: prob. related to crank3 …   English new terms dictionary

  • cronk —  the noise of a raven, also to prate. N …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • cronk — adj. Austral. colloq. 1 unsound; liable to collapse. 2 a fraudulent. b (of a horse) dishonestly run, unfit. Etymology: 19th c.: cf. CRANK(3) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cronk Sumark — Vue générale de Cronk Sumark. Géographie Altitude 76 m Massif Île …   Wikipédia en Français

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