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Comprehensive English-Chinese Dictionary (1 result)

crocodile [ˈkrɒkədaɪl]
  1. 1. noun[c] 鳄鱼
    Some of his recent projects include documentary films about crocodiles.
  2. 2. noun[u] 鳄鱼皮
  3. 3. noun[c] [British English] [Spoken] 一长队人(尤指双列的学生长队)

Macmillan Dictionary - Simpler Definitions (1 result)

crocodile [ˈkrɑkəˌdaɪl]
  1. 1. noun a large reptile that lives in water in hot countries. It has a long body and a long mouth with many sharp teeth.
  2. 2. noun a group of children walking in pairs in a line

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cuban crocodile
The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed.
The secretaries wept crocodile tears over the manager's dilemma.
Politicians shed crocodile tears over the plight of the unemployed.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile--hoping it will eat him last.
Or at least I was an extra in a long-forgotten Crocodile Dundee sequel. [Source: Web Examples ]
Bell always had a bag ready to go, complete with bath plugs, shoe laces and, surprisingly, lucky charms--a water snake skin and a crocodile tooth, sent to him by television viewers. [Source: Web Examples ]
Don't soften your heart; he was shedding crocodile tears.

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