Definition of "quacking" []

  • (of a duck) to utter a harsh guttural sound (verb)
  • To make a noise like a duck (verb)
  • The harsh guttural sound made by a duck (noun)
  • Present participle of quack. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • The sound made by a group of ducks; quacks. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quacking" in a sentence
  • "I swear Frank sometimes imitates the rhythm, if not the sounds, of human speech, by "quacking" - "wak wak wak, wak wak wak wak wak"."
  • "I suppose on one level it’s useful to emphasize that, whatever else you think about ID, it ain’t science; on the other hand there comes a point where it’s also useful to call the quacking, waddling, swimming bird a duck."
  • "I pictured so many quacking canards, in chorus, but this didn't seem to be the right translation, for why would Jean-Marc suggest that the manager do something she was already doing (quacking)?"