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honk

honk

 
 
pronunciation:
hangk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the loud, harsh sound made by a goose.
definition 2: any sound like this, such as the sound of an automobile horn.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: honked, honking, honks
definition 1: to make the sound of a honk.
The cars honked in the busy street.
definition 2: to cause an automobile horn to sound.
I honked at the dog in the road.
definition 3: to cause to make a loud, harsh sound.
I honked the horn at a boy who had run into the street.
derivation: honker (n.)
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