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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘honk’.

Honk
Pronunciation:
\ˈhäŋk, ˈhŋk\
Function:
verb
Etymology:
imitative
Date:
circa 1835

intransitive verb
1 : to make the characteristic cry of a goose
2 : to make a sound resembling the cry of a goose
transitive verb : to cause (as a horn) to honk


honk. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/honk
 
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