cluck

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cluck

 (klŭk)
n.
1.
a. The characteristic sound made by a hen when brooding or calling its chicks.
b. A sound similar to this.
2. Informal A stupid or foolish person.
v. clucked, cluck·ing, clucks
v.intr.
1. To utter the characteristic sound of a hen.
2. To make a sound similar to that of a hen, as in coaxing a horse.
v.tr.
1. To call by making the characteristic sound of a hen or a similar sound.
2. To express by clucking: He clucked disapproval.

[Middle English clokken, from Old English cloccian.]

cluck

(klʌk)
n
the low clicking sound made by a hen or any similar sound
vb
1. (Zoology) (intr) (of a hen) to make a clicking sound
2. (tr) to call or express (a feeling) by making a similar sound
[C17: of imitative origin]

cluck1

(klʌk)

v.i.
1. to utter the cry of a hen brooding or calling her chicks.
2. to make a similar sound, esp. one expressing concern, approval, etc.
v.t.
3. to call by clucking.
4. to express by clucking.
n.
5. the sound uttered by a hen when brooding, or in calling her chicks.
6. any clucking sound.
[1475–85; variant of clock (now dial. and Scots), Middle English clokken, Old English cloccian to cluck]

cluck2

(klʌk)

n. Slang.
[1915–20, Amer.; of uncertain orig.]

cluck


Past participle: clucked
Gerund: clucking

Imperative
cluck
cluck
Present
I cluck
you cluck
he/she/it clucks
we cluck
you cluck
they cluck
Preterite
I clucked
you clucked
he/she/it clucked
we clucked
you clucked
they clucked
Present Continuous
I am clucking
you are clucking
he/she/it is clucking
we are clucking
you are clucking
they are clucking
Present Perfect
I have clucked
you have clucked
he/she/it has clucked
we have clucked
you have clucked
they have clucked
Past Continuous
I was clucking
you were clucking
he/she/it was clucking
we were clucking
you were clucking
they were clucking
Past Perfect
I had clucked
you had clucked
he/she/it had clucked
we had clucked
you had clucked
they had clucked
Future
I will cluck
you will cluck
he/she/it will cluck
we will cluck
you will cluck
they will cluck
Future Perfect
I will have clucked
you will have clucked
he/she/it will have clucked
we will have clucked
you will have clucked
they will have clucked
Future Continuous
I will be clucking
you will be clucking
he/she/it will be clucking
we will be clucking
you will be clucking
they will be clucking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been clucking
you have been clucking
he/she/it has been clucking
we have been clucking
you have been clucking
they have been clucking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been clucking
you will have been clucking
he/she/it will have been clucking
we will have been clucking
you will have been clucking
they will have been clucking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been clucking
you had been clucking
he/she/it had been clucking
we had been clucking
you had been clucking
they had been clucking
Conditional
I would cluck
you would cluck
he/she/it would cluck
we would cluck
you would cluck
they would cluck
Past Conditional
I would have clucked
you would have clucked
he/she/it would have clucked
we would have clucked
you would have clucked
they would have clucked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cluck - the sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks)cluck - the sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks)
cry - the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
Verb1.cluck - make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
let loose, let out, utter, emit - express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"
Translations
تَقْرَقُ الدَّجاجَهقَرْقُ الدَّجاج
kvokáníkvokat
klukkeklukken
kotkottaakotkotusmaiskautus
kotyogkotyogás
gagggagga
kvaksėjimaskvaksėti
kladzināšanakladzināt
klukkklukk-klukk
gdakać
kvokať
gıdaklamagıdaklamak

cluck

[klʌk]
A. N
1. [of hen] → cloqueo m
2. (with tongue) → chasquido m (de la lengua)
B. VI
1. [hen] → cloquear
2. [person] → chasquear con la lengua
cluck over VI + PREP she clucked over the childrencon los niños estaba como la gallina con sus polluelos

cluck

[ˈklʌk] vi [hen] → glousser

cluck

vigackern; (hen: to chicks) → glucken
nGackern nt; (of hen to chicks)Glucken nt

cluck

[klʌk] vichiocciare

cluck

(klak) noun
(a sound like) the call of a hen.
verb
to make such a sound.