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See definition of cawing on Dictionary.com
  • as insquawk
  • as incroak
  • as incrow
  • as incry

synonyms for cawing

  • cackle
  • hoot
  • screech
  • yap
  • caw
  • crow
  • cry
  • yawp
  • yelp
  • caw
  • crow
  • gasp
  • grunt
  • quack
  • squawk
  • wheeze
  • utter huskily
  • utter throatily
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    How to use cawing in a sentence

    From without, the cawing of rooks and shouts of children at play are faintly audible.
    PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 108, APRIL 6, 1895VARIOUS
    Three separate times previous to this that faint cawing signal had been heard, as it seemed, from the distant tree-tops.
    THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVEREDWARD S. ELLIS
    While the words were in the mouth of Boone, the soft, faint cawing of the crow was heard for the fifth time.
    THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVEREDWARD S. ELLIS
    No need of that, for the elder had caught the sound—a faint and apparently distant cawing of a crow from some lofty tree-top.
    THE PHANTOM OF THE RIVEREDWARD S. ELLIS
    In a dark hemlock wood in a valley, the owls were hooting ominously, and the crows dismally cawing.
    A YEAR IN THE FIELDSJOHN BURROUGHS
    The sweet, plaintive note of the nightingale is sometimes heard, but oftener the harsh cawing of the crow.
    LETTERS FROM PALESTINEJ. D. PAXTON
    Once after that we heard some crows cawing in the distance, and a little later I heard Bill yell from somewhere down the river.
    THE BOY SCOUTS OF BOB'S HILLCHARLES PIERCE BURTON
    Skinny stood on the limb above like a big crow, cawing to beat the band and so excited that he came near falling again.
    THE BOY SCOUTS OF BOB'S HILLCHARLES PIERCE BURTON
    Say, he was paralyzed, when he found the bear tied to a tree and Skinny standing on a limb, cawing.
    THE BOY SCOUTS OF BOB'S HILLCHARLES PIERCE BURTON
    As he lifted his anchor to fling it into his boat, a crow flew down between him and the anchor, cawing as it flew.
    FRIENDSHIP AND FOLLYMARIA LOUISE POOL
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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