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honk

 
pronunciation:
hangk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
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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.
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part of speech: verb
inflections: honks, honking, honked
definition: to cause to make a loud sound.
I honked the horn at a boy who had run into the street.
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derivation: honker (n.)