Definition of "honk" []

  • The raucous, resonant sound characteristic of a wild goose. (noun)
  • A sound similar to a goose's honk: blew a loud honk on the bass saxophone. (noun)
  • The blaring sound of the horn on a motor vehicle. (noun)
  • To emit a honk. (verb-intransitive)
  • To cause (a horn) to produce a honk. (verb-transitive)
  • A representation of the sound made by a goose (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Any sound resembling this, esp a motor horn (noun)
  • A bad smell (noun)
  • To make or cause (something) to make such a sound (verb)
  • To have a bad smell (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "honk" in a sentence
  • "She listened, but she did not hear his _honk, honk, honk_!"
  • "_Honk, honk, honk_, cried the old Wild Goose, from the sheltered marsh where he did not know what was going on."
  • "* honk honk*. .and who the ***** invited the word "tween"!?"