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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It was also not known whether the two roosters annoyed the staff with their morning cock-a-doodle-doo alarm.
We, too, have a mix of them, but alas, some of them chicken out in the face of adversity, conceding our islands not with a coo or a cock-a-doodle-doo, but with a kowtow.
The 41-year-old party girl arrived at fave celeb haunt Chiltern Firehouse in a cock-a-doodle-doo of an outfit - a mustard cockerel-print dress.
My cock-a-doodle-doo makes red the essence of light and heavy things,
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When I'm sitting on the porch of a friend's house while on vacation in southern Australia drinking my morning coffee, and an interesting bird like the guy pictured here, the beady eyed cock-a-doodle-doo (or something), lands on the railing, I'm going to grab the camera and take a photo.
Though the cockerels do chirp up with the occasional cock-a-doodle-doo.
And even though a rooster's crow has the equivalent decibel level of street traffic, anybody who's tried to sleep near one knows that the cock-a-doodle-doo carries considerably.
Kip has to learn that there may not be a time of day that is acceptable to everyone for him to COCK-A-DOODLE-DOO now that he has discovered his crow
You are sure to be triumphant singing cock-a-doodle-doo.
And Pan himself, played by Peter Caulfield, is a curious kilt-wearing misfit whose war cry of Cock-a-doodle-doo would actually make him more than a bit annoying if you had to spend much time with him.