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cluck

cluck

 
pronunciation:
kluhk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (verb, noun)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: clucked, clucking, clucks
definition 1: to make the sharp, throaty noise of a hen brooding or calling chicks.
definition 2: to make noises expressing concern, approval, disapproval, or the like.
They were clucking over the latest scandal.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to call to or express by clucking.
They were all clucking their disapproval of her behavior.
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part of speech: noun
definition: the sharp, throaty sound of a hen, or a similar sound.
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