verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of honk
Examples from the Web for honk
So I asked the driver to honk the horn, which he does, and Rod looks over.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As cars approached a group of about 20 men and women, a cry went out: “Honk your horn!”Ferguson Protesters Harass Black Police, Call for Darren Wilson’s Death|Justin Glawe|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I took the photo and immediately noticed a nearby sign, which said “Honk If You Love This Flag.”Pro-Confederate Protesters in Richmond Rally in Support of the Flag|Jamelle Bouie|November 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
That is, a honk and a tweet may lie near the heart of any easy listening.
The rattle of wagons may be heard distinctly, and the rumble of cars, with occasionally the honk of an automobile horn.Seeing Things at Night|Heywood Broun
It possesses, moreover, a moo which is a blend between a ship's siren and a taxicab's honk syringe.
High above my chimney came faintly the "Honk, honk," of a flock of geese.A Village of Vagabonds|F. Berkeley Smith
He clapped his wings when he had finished his heroic story, and sent forth such a "Honk!"
Before Miss Elting could answer, the honk honk, honk of a motor car was heard nearing the camp.The Meadow-Brook Girls Under Canvas|Janet Aldridge
British Dictionary definitions for honk
Word Origin and History for honk
cry of a goose, 1814, American English, imitative. As a verb by 1854, of geese; the sense of "sound a horn," especially on an automobile, first recorded 1895 in American English. Related: Honked; honking.