cluck

(redirected from clucked)
Also found in: Dictionary, Idioms.
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for cluck

the sound made by a hen (as in calling her chicks)

Synonyms

Related Words

make a clucking sounds, characteristic of hens

References in classic literature ?
Nicholas gave the horses the rein, and Zakhar, stretching out his arms, clucked his tongue and let his horses go.
Then the Wizard clucked to the Sawhorse and said: "Gid-dap
The hens and the cock had already settled to roost there, and clucked peevishly, clinging to the beam with their claws.
Also, I filled the car with sacks of flour, baking-powder, tinned goods, and all the ordinary necessaries of life suggested by Harmmed, who fussed around and clucked over the purchases like an anxious old hen.
Why, as for that," answered the yellow hen thoughtfully, "I've clucked and cackled all my life, and never spoken a word before this morning, that I can remember.
No smoke curled from the chimney, not a barnyard fowl clucked and strutted.
I had all my first pains; my throat was so sore I could scarce swallow; I had a fit of strong shuddering, which clucked my teeth together; and there came on me that dreadful sense of illness, which we have no name for either in Scotch or English.
If it once moo'd, baa'd, clucked or oinked, I've tossed it on the barbie.