Definitions

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

  • n. The cry of the wild goose.
  • To emit 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

Etymologies

Imitative.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
(onomatopoeia) (Wiktionary)

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