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honk

honk

 
 
pronunciation:
hangk
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the harsh, resonant sound made by a goose.
definition 2: any sound resembling this, such as the sound of an automobile horn.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: honked, honking, honks
definition 1: to make the sound of a honk.
definition 2: to cause an automobile horn to sound.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause (an automobile horn) to sound.
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derivation: honker (n.)
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