Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The broken noise of a goose or a hen.

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  • verb Present participle of cackle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Pratchett calls this state 'cackling'--the belief that one knows better than anyone how people should live their lives.

    Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett

  • Pratchett calls this state 'cackling'--the belief that one knows better than anyone how people should live their lives.

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  • I looked them up in the ADF&G wildlife notebook on Dinah’s computer and there are six different species, including one called the cackling Canada geese which I really love the name of and I wished it nested here but the notebook says not.

    A Grave Denied

  • Dubyah reminded us of an entitled cackling jock giving geeks and nerds two - handed wedgies in the high school bathroom.

    Will Durst: Cowboy Down

  • Dubyah reminded us of an entitled cackling jock giving geeks and nerds two - handed wedgies in the high school bathroom.

    Will Durst: Cowboy Down

  • Dubyah reminded us of an entitled cackling jock giving geeks and nerds two - handed wedgies in the high school bathroom.

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  • Dubyah reminded us of an entitled cackling jock giving geeks and nerds two - handed wedgies in the high school bathroom.

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  • The shadow creature laughed, if that's what you could call the cackling sound it made.

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  • That's when the "cackling" as Eldred calls it commenced.

    Holiday Cheer

  • The bird frequently makes a kind of cackling noise, and when enraged at an enemy, it hisses very loudly.

    New National Fourth Reader

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