What does cackle mean?

Definitions for cackle
ˈkæk əlcack·le

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cackle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cackle(noun)

    the sound made by a hen after laying an egg

  2. yak, yack, yakety-yak, chatter, cackle(noun)

    noisy talk

  3. cackle(verb)

    a loud laugh suggestive of a hen's cackle

  4. cackle(verb)

    talk or utter in a cackling manner

    "The women cackled when they saw the movie star step out of the limousine"

  5. cackle(verb)

    squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens

  6. cackle(verb)

    emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughing

Wiktionary

  1. cackle(Noun)

    The cry of a hen, especially when laying an egg

  2. cackle(Noun)

    A laugh resembling the cry of a hen.

  3. cackle(Verb)

    To laugh with a sound similar to a hen's cry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cackle(verb)

    to make a sharp, broken noise or cry, as a hen or goose does

  2. Cackle(verb)

    to laugh with a broken noise, like the cackling of a hen or a goose; to giggle

  3. Cackle(verb)

    to talk in a silly manner; to prattle

  4. Cackle(noun)

    the sharp broken noise made by a goose or by a hen that has laid an egg

  5. Cackle(noun)

    idle talk; silly prattle

  6. Origin: [OE. cakelen; cf. LG. kakeln, D. kakelen, G. gackeln, gackern; all of imitative origin. Cf. Gagle, Cake to cackle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cackle

    kak′l, n. the sound made by a hen or goose.—v.i. to make such a sound.—ns. Cack′ler, a fowl that cackles: a talkative, gossiping person; Cack′ling, noise of a goose or hen. [M. E. cakelen; cog. with Dut. hakelen.]

How to pronounce cackle?

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How to say cackle in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cackle in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cackle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of cackle in a Sentence

  1. Shel Silverstein:

    The hens they all cackle, the roosters all beg, But I will not hatch, I will not hatch. For I hear all the talk of pollution and war As the people all shout and the airplane roar, So I'm staying in here where it's safe and it's warm, And I WILL NOT HATCH

Images & Illustrations of cackle

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