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croupy

[kroo-pee] /ˈkru pi/
adjective, croupier, croupiest.
1.
pertaining to or resembling croup.
2.
affected with croup.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; croup1 + -y1
Related forms
croupily, adverb
croupiness, noun
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  • It is useless these days for parents to worry over croupy children or to have their rest broken by them.
  • The cough is equally persistent during day and night and rarely croupy or hoarse.

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