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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 ?
All unwitting, Drummond sat beside Catherine, talking settlement work, as the auto, honking methodically and dodging traffic, swung in a wide curve to get around the apex.
Recently, while on my way to the office from home, I was stuck at the traffic lights at 'Burgerland Roundabout' and within a fraction of a second of the lights turning green the driver of the car behind me started honking his horn.
Instead of jolting forward or honking - as some human drivers would be tempted to do - the car allowed me to go.
So much so that by the time they're nearly overhead, it's a honking cacophony I defy anyone to sleep through.
The reason being that stream-snipers are now resorting to just honking incessantly at streamers after locating them in-game.
As the massed mix Minis, Mokes and Elfs joined in a celebratory honking of horns to mark the end of the jam, Martin Hone, MD of International Festival Services who organised the monster snarl-up, said: "It's all a bit of fun but it's also a historical thing for Coventry.
Paula Nuguid was cycling with her 9-year-old daughter when an unidentified driver began honking at them while they were about to make a left turn on Friday, June 30.
Patna: A man in Bihar was blinded after his repeated honking made a panic-stricken cow run away.
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Warren the Honking Cat Saves the Day" is a charming story about a little Siamese kitten who did not look or sound like his brothers and sisters.
These night owls never come out of the car, but keep honking not for life-saving medicines but for cigarettes and some other small petty things.
Willie Collum has not one but TWO honking, impetuous, look-atmeeee wrong red card decisions overturned on the same day.