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Meaning of HONK

Pronunciation:  hângk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
  2. [v]  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"
  3. [v]  cry like a goose; "The geese were honking"
  4. [v]  use the horn of a car
  5. [v]  make a loud noise; "The horns of the taxis blared"

HONK is a 4 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: barf, be sick, beep, blare, cast, cat, chuck, claxon, claxon, cronk, disgorge, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, retch, sick, spew, spue, throw up, toot, upchuck, vomit, vomit up
 Antonyms: keep down
 See Also: cry, egest, eliminate, emit, excrete, go, let loose, let out, make noise, noise, pass, resound, sound, tootle, utter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Honk\, n. [Of imitative origin.] (Zo["o]l.)
The cry of a wild goose. -- {Honk"ing}, n.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bay, beep, bell, blare, blast, blat, blow, blow the horn, bray, bugle, cackle, call, carol, caw, chatter, cheep, chirk, chirp, chirr, chirrup, chitter, chuck, clack, clarion, cluck, cock-a-doodle-doo, coo, croak, cronk, crow, cuckoo, drum, fanfare, flourish of trumpets, gabble, gaggle, gobble, guggle, hoo, hoot, peal, peep, pip, pipe, quack, roll, scold, shriek, sing, sound, sound a tattoo, sound taps, squawk, squeal, tantara, tantarara, taps, tarantara, tattoo, toot, tootle, trill, trumpet, trumpet blast, trumpet call, tweedle, tweet, twit, twitter, warble, whistle, wind