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Definition of the noun cluck
What does cluck mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: clucks
- the sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks)
Alternative definition of the noun cluck
- The sound made by a hen, especially when brooding, or calling her chicks.
- Any sound similar to this.
- A kind of tongue click used to urge on a horse.
Definition of the verb cluck
What does cluck mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: clucked | clucking | clucks
- make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - animal] [Verb] The dog barked [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Location] Birds sang in the trees [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Recipient] [Adjective] The rooster crowed everyone awake [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Theme] The dog barked a warning [Agent - animal] [Verb] at [Cause] The dog barked at the commotion [Agent - animal] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] The dog barked at the cat [Location] [Verb] with [Agent] The tree sang with birds
Verbs of Sounds Made by Animals (with the same syntax): baa, bark, bay, bellow, blat, bleat, boom, bray, buzz, cackle, call, caw, chatter, cheep, chirp, chirrup, chitter, coo, croak, crow, cuckoo, drone, gobble, groan, growl, grunt, hee-haw, hiss, honk, hoot, howl, low, meow, mew, moan, moo, neigh, oink, peep, pipe, purr, quack, rattle, roar, rumble, screech, snarl, squawk, squeak, squeal, stridulate, thunder, trill, trumpet, tweet, twitter, ululate, wail, warble, wheeze, whimper, whine, whinny, whistle, woof, yap, yell, yelp, yip, yowl.
- lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- synonyms of cluck: clack / click
- more generic terms: emit / let loose / let out / utter = express audibly
Alternative definition of the verb cluck
- To make such a sound.
- [British, drug slang] to suffer withdrawal from heroin.
"Cluck" is a 2011 adventure short film written and directed by Michael Lavelle.
- country: Republic of Ireland
- language: English Language
- producer: Rory Dungan
- production design by Maree Kearns
- art direction by Louise Mathews
- written by Michael Lavelle
- casting by Nick McGinley
- cinematography by Kate McCullough
- edited by Nathan Nugent
- music by Ray Harman
- costume design by Belle Phipps
- genres: Adventure Film, Drama
- released on
- Cluck is a fictional character from the short film Cluck.
- Cluck is a fictional character from the 1998 film Hi-Life.
There are other characters with in their name, like Buck Cluck.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cluck
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General History. Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes Counties. A Group Often Called the Panhandle of Nebraska by Grant Lee Shumway
Cluck is an earnest worker, while Mr. Cluck is a staunch ...
The Critic (1903)
by Jeannette Leonard Gilder, Joseph Benson Gilder
Cluck is the name of a hen in Pennsylvania. Fetched is used for bewitched or crazy, in the eastern part of the United States. Wood tip, in college boys' parlance means an ironical applause by stamping the feet. Wide-awake is not an ...
The Ultimate Horse Lover (2008)
The Best Experts' Guide for a Happy, Healthy Horse with Stories and Photos of Awe-Inspiring Equines by Marty Becker, Gina Spadafori, Audrey Pavia, Mikkel Becker
Chera Cluck is a former jockey and currently full-time trainer of thoroughbreds at Santa Anita. Chera's philosophy that the horse comes first and that they are a gift from God to nurture and protect, ...
by Robert C. Whittemore
The cluck is a sign which refers to a shadow overhead, and the effect of the sign ( or the interpretant, as Peirce called it) is the scurrying of chicks. Gestures and sounds do not become language until the meanings embodied are much more ...
Care, Feeding, Facilities by Gail Damerow
Cluck is a short, low-pitched repetitive sound made by a hen with chicks. Some setting hens start clucking well before ...
The Richard Burton Diaries (2012)
by Richard Burton, Chris Williams
2“ Clara Cluck is a Disney character but this may NOVEMBER1971 511.
The Gentlemlen's Lexicon; Or, A Pocket Dictionary, Containing Nearly Every Work in the English Language (1835)
Being Also Particularly Adapted to the Use of Academies and Schools by William Grimshaw
To cluck ...
by Leslie Dunkling
Cluck, you dumb Used mainly in American rather than ...
by Newton Bateman
Unger, Louisa B, Cluck, Josephine M. Kramer, Allce Watson, Matilda IP, ...
British and American by Eric Partridge
*Cluck, n. A counterfeit coin: 1904, No. 1500, Life in Sing Sing ; ...
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Usage statistics about cluck
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb cluck:
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At the Quilting Hen in Carter, MT
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Animal art from the hallway. This one is from Lynae.
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- Cluck yeah.
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- Cluck yeah.
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- King Cluck
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- Chuck Cluck
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- Santa Cluck
Found a place to store the little hat.
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Video about Cluck
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Quotes about Cluck
Scrabble value of C3L1U1C3K5
The value of this 5-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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