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It’s a booming track that hurtles brass instrumentals, car honks and metallic clangs at the listener as the members bulldoze their way from beginning to end.

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Imagine stabbing at other fighters with your beak or using it to pick them up and throw them off the platform, taunting them with honks all the while.

Instead of sending texts off into the void and hoping for a response, friends on Honk communicate via messages that are shown live as you type, with no saved chat history and no send button.

So I asked the driver to honk the horn, which he does, and Rod looks over.

As cars approached a group of about 20 men and women, a cry went out: “Honk your horn!”

A city bus rolls past; the driver gives a greeting honk and Furry waves.

I took the photo and immediately noticed a nearby sign, which said “Honk If You Love This Flag.”

That is, a honk and a tweet may lie near the heart of any easy listening.

The rattle of wagons may be heard distinctly, and the rumble of cars, with occasionally the honk of an automobile horn.

Cleek had no opportunity to reply, for at that moment the quiet of the country was suddenly broken by the sharp Honk!

Out stepped the lordly James Edward and lifted head and wings with a troubled honk-a, honka.

They stretched their long necks and the big gander uttered a questioning "honk!"

The raucous voice of the peddler, the din of trucks, the honk of automobiles, the clatter of the city—all these are absent.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to honk, such as: beep, blare, blast, blow, sound, and tootle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.