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Meaning of CLUCK

Pronunciation:  kluk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks)
  2. [v]  make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
 

CLUCK is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: clack, click
 
 See Also: cry, emit, let loose, let out, utter

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cluck\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clucked}; p pr. & vb. n.
    {Clucking}.] [AS. cloccian; cf. D. klokken, G. glucken,
    glucksen, LG. klukken, Dan. klukke; all prob. of imitative
    origin.]
    To make the noise, or utter the call, of a brooding hen.
    --Ray.
    
    
  2. \Cluck\, v. t.
    To call together, or call to follow, as a hen does her
    chickens.
    
          She, poor hen, fond of no second brood, Has clucked
          three to the wars.                       --Shak.
    
    
  3. \Cluck\, n.
    1. The call of a hen to her chickens.
    
    2. A click. See 3d {Click}, 2.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: cackle, call, carol, caw, chatter, cheep, chirk, chirp, chirr, chirrup, chitter, chuck, clack, cock-a-doodle-doo, coo, croak, cronk, crow, cuckoo, dimwit, drum, dumb, gabble, gaggle, gobble, guggle, honk, hoo, hoot, peep, pip, pipe, quack, roll, scold, sing, squawk, trill, tweet, twit, twitter, warble, whistle
 

 

 

 

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