Meaning of CROCODILE in English


(plural crocodiles or crocodile), [informal] croc [noun] [C] - a large hard-skinned reptile that lives in and near rivers and lakes in the hot wet parts of the world. It is like an alligator, but it usually has a longer and narrower nose.a crocodile-infested swampcrocodile-skin shoes(UK informal) A crocodile is also a row of people, esp. children, who are walking in pairs.Crocodile tears are tears that you cry when you are not really sad or sorry.

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.