Definitions for oinkɔɪŋk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oinkɔɪŋk(n.)

  1. the grunting sound made by a hog.

    Category: Animal Behavior

  2. (v.i.)to utter such a sound.

    Category: Animal Behavior

Origin of oink:

1940–45; imit.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grunt, oink(verb)

    the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs

  2. squeal, oink(verb)

    utter a high-pitched cry, characteristic of pigs

Wiktionary

  1. oink(Noun)

    The sound made by a pig, or an imitation thereof.

    The protesters replied to the police officers' demands with a chorus of oinks.

  2. oink(Verb)

    Of a pig or in imitation thereof, to make its characteristic sound.

    The hogs oinked happily in their pen as the farmer poured slop in their feeding trough.

  3. oink(Interjection)

    Representing the sound made by a pig.

  4. oink(Interjection)

    Drawing attention to male chauvinism (from the term male chauvinist pig).

  5. Origin: Imitative of the sound.

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