Secondly, readers should not cluck their satisfaction so blithely over economic sanctions.
It used to be cute, and adults would shake their heads and cluck their tongues.
While feeding it utters a low-sounding cluck, cluck, at short intervals.
Whenever they get hungry, the mamma hen will come to the door of the house and cluck.
One morning, as her mother was strutting about the yard with all her children behind her, crying "cluck, cluck!"
There they sit for a short time, when their leader gives a loud “cluck.”
An Indian would have had to gluck and cluck and glut for half a minute to make these three words plain.
Three distinct sounds are produced: "Puff, cluck, b-o-o-r-r-r-m-i."
A forefinger drawn across the throat by the Capo Stazione with a significant "cluck" closed that question.
The hot retort from Barrett ended in his throat with a cluck.
Old English cloccian originally echoic. Cf. Turkish culuk, one of the words for "turkey;" Greek klozein, Latin glocire, German glucken. Related: Clucked; clucking.
1703, "sound made by a hen," from cluck (v.). Slang meaning "stupid person" (turkeys are famously foolish) is from 1927.