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 (hôngk, hŏngk)
1. The raucous, resonant sound characteristic of a wild goose.
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
To emit a honk.
To cause (a horn) to produce a honk.


honk′er n.


1. a person or thing that honks
2. (Animals) Canadian an informal name for the Canada goose
3. slang a nose, esp a large nose
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.honker - a driver who causes his car's horn to make a loud honking sound; "the honker was fined for disturbing the peace"
driver - the operator of a motor vehicle
2.honker - informal terms for the nosehonker - informal terms for the nose    
nose, olfactory organ - the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; "he has a cold in the nose"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
3.honker - common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting callhonker - common greyish-brown wild goose of North America with a loud, trumpeting call
goose - web-footed long-necked typically gregarious migratory aquatic birds usually larger and less aquatic than ducks
Branta, genus Branta - wild geese
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I was just out practicing when four honkers flew right smack into these trees.
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As a way of keeping the peace during the summer break the Honkers visited the home grounds of both clubs -but even that ended in family strife.
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I asked him carefully one day, hoping that my tone did not betray my belief that such an idea was honkers.