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honk

honk

 
 
pronunciation:
hangk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a loud sound made by some animals or by a vehicle as a warning.
We heard the honk of a goose in the sky above us.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: honked, honking, honks
definition: to cause to make a loud sound.
I honked the horn at a boy who had run into the street.
derivation: honker (n.)
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