Honk meaning

hôngk, hŏngk
The raucous, resonant sound characteristic of a wild goose.
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To emit a honk.
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The call of a wild goose.
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To express by honking.
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(intransitive) To make the sound of a goose.

"Honk!" she said, beaming reassuringly through the window and flapping her arms.

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The cry of a goose.
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To cause (a horn) to produce a honk.
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Any similar sound, as that of an automobile horn.
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To make any such sound.
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To sound (an automobile horn)
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(intransitive) To use a car horn.

They stood and observed how long it took for the other cars to honk.

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(intransitive) To make a sound like a car horn.
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(informal) To vomit: regurgitate the contents of one's stomach.
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The sound produced by a typical car horn.
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Imitation of car horn, used, for example, to clear a path for oneself.
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Origin of honk

  • Imitative

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • (onomatopoeia)

    From Wiktionary