from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The raucous, resonant sound characteristic of a wild goose.
- n. A sound similar to a goose's honk: blew a loud honk on the bass saxophone.
- n. The blaring sound of the horn on a motor vehicle.
- intransitive v. To emit a honk.
- transitive v. To cause (a horn) to produce a honk.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To use a car horn.
- v. To make a sound like a car horn.
- v. To make the sound of a goose.
- v. To vomit: regurgitate the contents of one's stomach.
- n. The sound produced by a typical car horn.
- n. The cry of a goose.
- interj. Imitation of car horn, used, for example, to clear a path for oneself.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The cry of a wild goose.
- n. To make a sound like the honk of a goose.
- n. To sound the horn on an automobile or other motor vehicle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To emit the cry of the wild goose.
- n. The cry of the wild goose.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. use the horn of a car
- v. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
- n. the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
- v. cry like a goose
- v. make a loud noise
She listened, but she did not hear his _honk, honk, honk_!
_Honk, honk, honk_, cried the old Wild Goose, from the sheltered marsh where he did not know what was going on.
* honk honk*. .and who the ***** invited the word "tween"!?
She stood on the street for what we call a honk and wave.
But his honk was the anomaly, "shave and a haircut" from his LTD about half a block away meant to let his wife know he was pulling into the driveway soon.
The cheese gives off the kind of honk that the cartoonists from the Beano indicate with wavy green lines, fainting dentists and gasping kids with pegs on their noses.
Kurt Vonnegut called it a "honk"; it was thought to be "British."
It gave a couple of shrill squeaks which were answered by a noncommittal "honk" from one of the adults.
"He can hit his bird on the wing every time, and he can 'honk' so's to fool any goose alive, and find the best blinds of anybody 'longshore."
Each time, at the first faint "honk," we got quickly to the windows or out on deck, and stood waiting for the beautiful V-shaped flight to come swinging into our sky-lane.
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