cackler


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Synonyms for cackler

a hen that has just laid an egg and emits a shrill squawk

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any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song

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Cacklers - those given to loud, shrill primate-style shrieks and guttural vocalisations - rejoice in their own good fortune or other people's misfortune.
(40) In short, Titelmans is a nasty crow, a cackler, an idle chatterbox.
In Oxford, Harding and his business partner and wife, Debora Cackler, plan to be hands-on with every aspect of Oxford TV, which will have a potential viewership of 350,000, but is not yet a part of LITN.
The cast of characters is bewildering: Ratatosk the squirrel, Ullikummi, the "Great Cackler," Ygg, Frigg, Geb, and scores more.
standards with a mix of honker sub-species, from giants to a diminutive cackler and a banded Canada shot by Stoeger rep Jeff Puckett--his third of the year with a WILDFOWL editor.
Sure, a cackler or Ross's goose is about the same size as a late-season greenhead, but generally the birds that honk and cluck are larger.
You do seem to have that old British gunboat disease firmly down your cackler, in that stick in the craw sort of way!
The Western Canada goose is very light colored and is about twice the size of the Cackler.
Then tough interrogator Davina dutifully took non-stop cackler Jade through all the products she's currently trying to sell - her autobiography, her new perfume range and her well-named beauty parlour Uglies.
"Where we have some of the biggest goose depredation issues is with the wintering Canada geese," said Bales, noting that the cackler, a species of Canada goose barely larger than a mallard, with brownish-gray plumage, is the biggest culprit of late.
THE Cackler is prone to shrill primate-style shrieks.
Minutes later, we met at the blind as I'd taken my eight-month-old pup, Kona, on a walk for his final retrieve of the season, a cackler that rounded out my limit.