Definition of 'crocodile'
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Police warned residents to be alert for crocodiles in suburban areas after a car hit a large crocodile on a busy road in Darwin. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The ones in our photo appear to have green crocodile skin at the back, red something or other (velvet? Times, Sunday Times (2016)His suit is made of a false crocodile head and a protective metal cage covered in canvas. The Sun (2007)But these neat little rounds of white crocodile meat had no smell and frankly no taste. The Sun (2014)We know now they were crocodile tears. The Sun (2008)Is there a large toy crocodile in your hand luggage? Times, Sunday Times (2008)But they were crocodile tears and he showed no emotion when his lies were finally exposed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And its grief smacks of crocodile tears. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is no ethical difference between a fur coat and a leather jacket, crocodile or suede. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The upholstery was in Chinese silk and the car was trimmed with crocodile skin. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They don't have embarrassing egos and ludicrous outfits or shed crocodile tears. The Sun (2015)Ignore the past week's crocodile tears from the players. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If that proves to be the case, no crocodile tears should be should shed for him. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Crocodile tears, thought some at the time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But you won't get crocodile tears from the fighters. The Sun (2016)Over the last 24 hours almost the entire shadow cabinet have packed their bags and shed crocodile tears. The Sun (2016)Are the rich fed up with being fed up, and keen to open their crocodile skin wallets again? Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are crying crocodile tears. The Sun (2014)WHERE would you expect to find the world's largest indoor crocodile park? Times, Sunday Times (2007)I'm thinking of his crocodile tears at the launch of his election video this week. The Sun (2012)But crocodile tears and a few slick PR phrases are not enough. The Sun (2012)And let's not forget the oversized crocodile leather messenger bags, worn strapped across the body. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Nile crocodile eats more humans than any other predator on Earth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Police searched the river, which contains a large number of crocodiles, with boats and a helicopter. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Because crocodile skin is prized in the leather industry, one animal can be worth up to 1,000 and most will become bags or shoes. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'crocodile'
British English: crocodile /ˈkrɒkəˌdaɪl/ NOUN
A crocodile is a large reptile with a long body. Crocodiles live in rivers.
- American English: crocodile
- Arabic: تـِمْسَاح
- Brazilian Portuguese: crocodilo
- Chinese: 鳄鱼
- Croatian: krokodil
- Czech: krokodýl
- Danish: krokodille
- Dutch: krokodil
- European Spanish: cocodrilo
- Finnish: krokotiili
- French: crocodile
- German: Krokodil
- Greek: κροκόδιλος
- Italian: coccodrillo
- Japanese: ワニ
- Korean: 악어
- Norwegian: krokodille
- Polish: krokodyl
- European Portuguese: crocodilo
- Romanian: crocodil
- Russian: крокодил
- Spanish: cocodrilo
- Swedish: krokodil
- Thai: จระเข้
- Turkish: timsah
- Ukrainian: крокодил
- Vietnamese: cá sấu
Definition of crocodile from the Collins English Dictionary
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