the harsh, strident cry of a crow or raven
Origin of cawechoic
to make this sound
The hoarse raucous sound that is characteristic of a crow or similar bird.
intransitive verbcawed, caw·ing, caws
To utter such a hoarse raucous sound.
Origin of cawImitative
- The harsh cry of a crow.
(third-person singular simple present caws, present participle cawing, simple past and past participle cawed)
- To make the harsh cry of a crow, rook, or raven.