Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: crone
IPA transcription: [kɹ'oʊn]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: hag, beldam, beldame, witch, crone
    Meaning: an ugly evil-looking old woman
Usage examples
  • The youth, with his manner of doglike obedience, got carefully down like a crone stooping.
  • Mrs. Margery Kebby, who attended to the domestic economy of Berwin's house, was a deaf old crone with a constant thirst, only to be assuaged by strong drink; and a filching hand which was usually in every pocket save her own.