the grunt of a pig, or a sound in imitation of it
Origin of oinkechoic
to grunt as or like a pig
The characteristic grunting noise of a hog.
Origin of oinkImitative
- The sound made by a pig, or an imitation thereof.
- The protesters replied to the police officers' demands with a chorus of oinks.
(third-person singular simple present oinks, present participle oinking, simple past and past participle oinked)
- (intransitive) Of a pig or in imitation thereof, to make its characteristic sound.
- The hogs oinked happily in their pen as the farmer poured slop in their feeding trough.
Imitative of the sound.