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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

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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

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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.
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.
No cockerels to crow nor hens to cackle in the yard.
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.
Two filthy Muttley-esque cackles that can fracture bulletproof glass from 50 yards" - Piers Morgan says he does not miss much about working on TV talent shows.
CDATA[ If it weren't so sad, the Ulpana saga could be a farce about governments who do not govern, leaders afraid to lead and Peace Now, whose cackles may turn to dismay.
Noise proves nothing--often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she had laid an asteroid.
Flextone's versatile Michael Waddell Series Mouth Calls are designed to create seductive soft tree yelps or sexy clucks and purrs, as well as produce the loudest cuts, cackles and yelps to draw in birds from afar.
Arriving home later, a bit worse for wear, he is met by a hideous old hag who cackles as her face cracks.
Mash the pedal and the V8 cackles, the rear hunkers down and an enormous bow-wave of power shoulders its way in.