verb (used without object), cack·led, cack·ling.
verb (used with object), cack·led, cack·ling.
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Origin of cackle
OTHER WORDS FROM cacklecackler, noun
Words nearby cackle
Example sentences from the Web for cackle
For most of the film I was too mortified to actually laugh out loud, but that one got a cackle from me.
Kabakov is the Beckett of the art world, creating silences and divorcing himself from the cackle.
“I am wreaking a double vengeance,” writes Cellini, barely suppressing a cackle.
The latter, fastened by the legs to the rails of the wagons, kept up a deafening cackle.
When she heard a hen cackle she always ran to look for the nest, and one day she discovered one under the fruit-shed.The Animal Story Book|Various
"Hold your—cackle," cried one, "he is going to sing;" and the whole party had their eyes turned with expectation towards the bird.The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book|Various
Her hard but not unmusical laugh had given place to a grating cackle, and a leer of affected gaiety had replaced the merry eye.The Life of Thomas Wanless, Peasant|Alexander Johnstone Wilson
How the young hens would giggle if I did, and how the old ones would cackle!Little Folks (November 1884)|Various