Synonyms for cluck

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Whenever they get hungry, the mamma hen will come to the door of the house and cluck.

While feeding it utters a low-sounding cluck, cluck, at short intervals.

I know all the birds say when they twitter and chirp, caw and coo, gobble and cluck.

She can cluck, cluck them close up to her, and often she catches them.

There they sit for a short time, when their leader gives a loud “cluck.”

Three distinct sounds are produced: "Puff, cluck, b-o-o-r-r-r-m-i."

He couldn't afford to have this chance smashed by a cluck like Garret.

The hot retort from Barrett ended in his throat with a cluck.

To satisfy her humour, the woman replaced the eggs, and the cluck ceased.

"Don't worry, my dear," cried Billina, with a cluck that was meant for a laugh.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English cloccian originally echoic. Cf. Turkish culuk, one of the words for "turkey;" Greek klozein, Latin glocire, German glucken. Related: Clucked; clucking.

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cackle

nouna loud laugh
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