cackle


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Synonyms for cackle

laugh

laugh

Synonyms for cackle

to express amusement, mirth, or scorn by smiling and emitting loud, inarticulate sounds

an act of laughing

Synonyms for cackle

the sound made by a hen after laying an egg

Related Words

a loud laugh suggestive of a hen's cackle

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talk or utter in a cackling manner

squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens

emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughing

References in classic literature ?
A harsh, thin cackle behind the curtains put the hillman on his mettle for a second shot.
I put up with it as long as I could and then joined in and tried to improve it, but this encouraged young George to join in too, and that made a failure of it; because George's voice was just "turning," and when he was singing a dismal sort of bass it was apt to fly off the handle and startle everybody with a most discordant cackle on the upper notes.
He has stopped Austria's cackle and I fear it will be our turn next.
But it is time young chickens went to roost when they dare cackle against their elders.
The red rooster has often said that my cluck and my cackle were quite perfect; and now it's a comfort to know I am talking properly.
I never feel like having my morning cackle till the egg is properly laid, and without the chance to cackle I would not be happy.
But you eat the chickens that eat the bugs," retorted the yellow hen, with an odd cackle.
To this prophecy, so agreeable to his ears, Arthur returned no answer than a cackle of great delight.
No cockerels to crow nor hens to cackle in the yard.
There was a silence, and then a sudden cackle of almost childish laughter relieved the strain.
The Captain was eating his breakfast one day in the mess-room, while Cackle, the assistant-surgeon, and the two above-named worthies were speculating upon Osborne's intrigue--Stubble holding out that the lady was a Duchess about Queen Charlotte's court, and Cackle vowing she was an opera-singer of the worst reputation.
Oodles and oodles of it, gold and gold and better than gold, in cask and chest, in cask and chest, a fathom under the sand," the Ancient Mariner assured him in beneficent cackles.
Don't get me wrong, I love a good cackle but when it's appropriate.
Cackle with delight when you feast your eyes on boa constrictors, tarantulas, lizards and other creatures, then stop by the face painting where your youngster can get themselves a gruesome gash or scary scar.
The show demeans its talented hosts, who must cackle their way through the most trivial issues.