cock-a-doodle-doo


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cock-a-doodle-doo

(ˌkɒkəˌduːdəlˈduː)
interj
an imitation or representation of a cock crowing

cock-a-doo•dle-doo

(ˈkɒk əˌdud lˈdu)

interj.
(used, esp. in children's stories, to suggest the crowing of a rooster.)
[1565–75; imitative]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cock-a-doodle-doo - an imitation of the crow of a cockcock-a-doodle-doo - an imitation of the crow of a cock  
crow - the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)
Translations

cock-a-doodle-doo

[ˈkɒkəduːdlˈduː] EXCL¡quiquiriquí!

cock-a-doodle-doo

[ˌkɒkəˌduːdlˈduː] nchicchirichì m inv
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