The easiest way to convince a croaker to write a “script” for morphine is to fake gallstones or kidney stones.
The croaker” advises him to “buy an eye-glass and become a dandy and a gentleman.
There are only fools like this croaker here who see any harm in it.
croaker came to a halt, his head hanging until he could have nuzzled Drew's shoulder.
And then, for the first time since the disaster, the note of the croaker was heard.
Although a severe thinker you are not constitutionally a croaker.
That is the way the croaker holds forth whenever he can get anybody to listen to him.
The croaker says I'll come to time for six months longer—maybe a year if I hold my gait.
The doctor was a croaker, as was the fashion of the time, with all who pretended to peculiar political sagacity.
We are now hastening to the brink with a rapidity which, croaker as I have always been, I certainly did not anticipate.
A physician: Don't say ''croaker,'' say ''doctor'' (1859+)