honk honk  /ˈhɑŋk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the cry of a goose (or any sound resembling this)
  2. (v) make a loud noise
  3. (v) use the horn of a car
  4. (v) cry like a goose
  5. (v) eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

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Usage(s):

  1. Dunne went to Princeton University and perfected talking through his nose, the better to honk down the lower orders.
  2. You don't dare honk your horn at anybody; you could end up dead.
  3. You don't want to honk, but folks are shocked.

News

  1. Rally for justice in Clintwood, Va.

    CLINTWOOD, Va. — “Honk for justice!” Edna Gulley yelled at traffic passing the Dickenson County Courthouse Monday afternoon.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bristol Herald Courier

  2. Library kicks off Summer Reading program

    Toot, bang, honk, and crash were the sounds coming from Franklin Memorial Library as they kicked off Summer Reading 2013 with performer Scott Douglas. He introduced the children to the world of music with a wide variety of bells, drums, xylophones, flutes, thumb pianos, and steel drums. Douglas e
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Swainsboro Forest-Blade

  3. Honk for a cure

    South Street Early Learning Center students lined the sidewalk in front of the school to try and get drivers to honk their horns Wednesday. This is the fifth year for the event, and the students raised more than $1,000 for the American Cancer Society in conjunction with the Relay For Life events.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Warren Times Observer

Quotes

  1. "It feels good," Comley said of the Michigan State community's enthusiastic response to making the Frozen Four. "The neighbors honk horns. You go in and buy a coffee and people are happy. They're excited. That's kind of why you're in it."
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Rick Comley Source: MLive.com

  2. "I'm the police ambassador in Taiwan, Japan Honk Kong, China, everywhere, first time in America, thank you very much," Chan said.
    on Mar 10, 2007 By: Jackie Chan Source: CBS 2

  3. "We would play drive-in theaters, standing on the top of the projection booth," Clark said. "If the people liked it, they'd honk their horns."
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Roy Clark Source: The Tennessean

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