verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of hearken
OTHER WORDS FROM hearkenheark·en·er, noun
Words nearby hearken
Example sentences from the Web for hearken
The so-called People’s Ordinance hearkens back to 1919, when 85 percent of voters supported a measure mandating that the city collect trash from homes and allowed city leaders to levy fees for it.One Councilman Wants to Trash the People’s Ordinance|Lisa Halverstadt|April 22, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Hearken to the bleating of newborn two-headed freak candidacy lambs.PJ’s Political Forecast: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatheads|P. J. O’Rourke|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And hearken to this latest warning by Kevin Sabet: cigarettes are legal, yet organized crime syndicates still smuggle them.
I hope you'll find it entertaining, but even more that you'll hearken to its message.
The eyes of them that see shall not be dim, and the ears of them that hear shall hearken diligently.
Hearken unto me, O house of Jacob, all the remnant of the house of Israel who are carried by my bowels, are borne up by my womb.
Hearken diligently to me, and eat that which is good, and your soul shall be delighted in fatness.
And I appointed watchmen over you, saying: Hearken ye to the sound of the trumpet.
Hearken not to the words of the prophets that say to you: You shall not serve the king of Babylon: for they tell you a lie.