1. killed, dead.
|Grose’s Classical Dict. of the Vulgar Tongue n.p.: Croaked. Hanged.|
|Dict. of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, etc.|
|Cincinnati Enquirer 7 Sept. 10/7: Croaked, Handed in His Checks, Gone to That Bourne, Given His Last Show, Skipped the Earth, Flying Above – That one more has gone to his final rest.|
|Powers That Prey 180: They picked him up croaked.|
|Eng. As We Speak It In Ireland (1979) 242: Croaked; I am afraid poor Nancy is croaked, i.e. doomed to death.|
|Twenty Below Act III: You won’t say that after I’m croaked.|
|Sister of the Road (1975) 205: I thought I’d get croaked or the rope.|
|End as a Man (1952) 46: Boy, he looks like he’s croaked.|
|Big Gold Dream 59: Why did Rufus get croaked after he had already completed his part of the deal.|
|Vinnie Got Blown Away 79: Vinnie’s dead Nicky. Vinnie’s brown bread, croaked, Vinnie’s history.|
|(con. 1967) Cat from Hué 442: Of all the words American troops used to describe death in Vietnam — aced, blown away, bought it, croaked, dinged, fucked up, greased, massaged, porked, stitched, sanitized, smoked, snuffed, terminated, waxed, wiped out, zapped — the one I heard most was ‘wasted.’.|
2. very drunk.
|True Drunkard’s Delight 225: Our tippler may further be [...] croaked.|