Pronunciation Verb

honk (honks, present participle honking; past and past participle honked)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To use a car horn.
    They stood and observed how long it took for the other cars to honk.
  2. (intransitive) To make a loud, harsh sound like a car horn.
  3. (intransitive) To make the vocal sound of a goose.
  4. (slang) To vomit: regurgitate the contents of one's stomach.
  5. (slang) To have a bad smell.
  6. (informal) To squeeze playfully, usually a breast or nose.
Translations Translations Noun


  1. The sound produced by a typical car horn.
  2. The cry of a goose.
  3. (informal) A bad smell.
Translations Translations
  • German: gack
  • Portuguese: grasno
  • Russian: га-га-га́
  1. Imitation of car horn, used, for example, to clear a path for oneself.
  • Russian: би

honk (plural honks)

  1. Clipping of honky#English|honky.

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