honk


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honk

 (hôngk, hŏngk)
n.
1. The raucous, resonant sound characteristic of a wild goose.
2.
a. A sound similar to a goose's honk: blew a loud honk on the bass saxophone.
b. The blaring sound of the horn on a motor vehicle.
v. honked, honk·ing, honks
v.intr.
To emit a honk.
v.tr.
To cause (a horn) to produce a honk.

[Imitative.]

honk′er n.

honk

(hɒŋk)
n
1. a representation of the sound made by a goose
2. any sound resembling this, esp a motor horn
3. slang Brit and Austral a bad smell
vb
4. to make or cause (something) to make such a sound
5. (intr) Brit a slang word for vomit
6. slang Brit and Austral to have a bad smell

honk

(hɒŋk, hɔŋk)
n.
1. the cry of a goose.
2. any similar sound, as of an automobile horn.
v.i.
3. to emit a honk.
4. to cause an automobile horn to sound.
v.t.
5. to cause (an automobile horn) to sound.
[1790–1800, Amer.; imitative]
honk′er, n.

honk


Past participle: honked
Gerund: honking

Imperative
honk
honk
Present
I honk
you honk
he/she/it honks
we honk
you honk
they honk
Preterite
I honked
you honked
he/she/it honked
we honked
you honked
they honked
Present Continuous
I am honking
you are honking
he/she/it is honking
we are honking
you are honking
they are honking
Present Perfect
I have honked
you have honked
he/she/it has honked
we have honked
you have honked
they have honked
Past Continuous
I was honking
you were honking
he/she/it was honking
we were honking
you were honking
they were honking
Past Perfect
I had honked
you had honked
he/she/it had honked
we had honked
you had honked
they had honked
Future
I will honk
you will honk
he/she/it will honk
we will honk
you will honk
they will honk
Future Perfect
I will have honked
you will have honked
he/she/it will have honked
we will have honked
you will have honked
they will have honked
Future Continuous
I will be honking
you will be honking
he/she/it will be honking
we will be honking
you will be honking
they will be honking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been honking
you have been honking
he/she/it has been honking
we have been honking
you have been honking
they have been honking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been honking
you will have been honking
he/she/it will have been honking
we will have been honking
you will have been honking
they will have been honking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been honking
you had been honking
he/she/it had been honking
we had been honking
you had been honking
they had been honking
Conditional
I would honk
you would honk
he/she/it would honk
we would honk
you would honk
they would honk
Past Conditional
I would have honked
you would have honked
he/she/it would have honked
we would have honked
you would have honked
they would have honked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.honk - the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)honk - the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
cry - the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night"
Verb1.honk - make a loud noisehonk - make a loud noise; "The horns of the taxis blared"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
tootle - play (a musical instrument) casually; "the saxophone player was tootling a sad melody"
2.honk - use the horn of a car
make noise, noise, resound - emit a noise
3.honk - cry like a goose; "The geese were honking"
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"
4.honk - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouthhonk - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
Translations
قاقَة الأوزيُطْلِقُ بوق السيّارَه
gagagahoukattú tú
dytdyttetruttrutte
dudálgágogvadlibagágogás
flauta; gargagarg; flaut
gagenimasgagentisignalasspausti
kliedzienskliegttaurēšanataurēt
gá-gátú-tú
trobiti
tuta
kaz sesiklakson çalmakklakson sesi

honk

[hɒŋk]
A. VI [driver] → tocar la bocina, tocar el claxon (LAm); [goose] → graznar
B. N [of goose] → graznido m; [of horn] → bocinazo m

honk

[ˈhɒŋk]
n [car horn] → coup m de klaxon
vi [driver] → klaxonner
vt
to honk one's horn [driver] → klaxonnerhonky-tonk [ˈhɒŋkitɒŋk] n
(US) (= bar, club) → bastringue m
(= music) → musique f de bastringue

honk

n (of car)Hupen nt; (of goose etc)Schrei m
interj honk honktut, tut, tüt, tüt
vi
(car)hupen, tuten
(geese)schreien
(inf: = stink) → stinken
vt horndrücken auf (+acc)

honk

[hɒŋk]
1. vi (car) → suonare il clacson; (goose) → schiamazzare
2. n (of horn) → colpo di clacson

honk

(hoŋk) noun
(a sound like) the cry of a goose or the sound of a motor-car horn.
verb
to make such a noise. Don't honk that horn any more – you'll disturb the neighbours.
References in classic literature ?
Some dust had penetrated Bert's horn, and the result was a curious, amusing, wheezing sound had got into his "honk, honk.
Several times, when returning from the village at ten or eleven o'clock at night, I heard the tread of a flock of geese, or else ducks, on the dry leaves in the woods by a pond-hole behind my dwelling, where they had come up to feed, and the faint honk or quack of their leader as they hurried off.
She would honk loudly the word" Clara," she would show you her back, and march downstairs.
Alan Georges said that a honk could make the difference in a potential accident.
At midnight or before dawn (between 1am and 4am) these so-called night owls simply stop their car in front of shops and honk without common sense, forgetting many people in the building are sleeping and their children have to wake up in the morning for school and adults for work.
He also attended the launch ceremony of the second phase of the Honk Kong Football Federation (GOAL), which was held under the patronage of FIFA President Sepp Blatter.
From dawn to gone midnight motorists honk their horns just to say "hello" or to alert someone or merely just to say goodbye.
They are just so unaware of any cars around them and when you honk they violently serve away.
Mr Honk And His Sad Trombone takes to the stage on November 19.
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The geese honk from behind to encourage those in front to keep up their speed.
Honk Kong`s interest in expansion of economic ties with Iran has removed certain bans preventing expansion of bilateral ties, he said adding that direct banking ties will also help expansion of trade and joint investment between the two countries.