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. 2012