verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- honi soit qui mal y pense,
Origin of honk
Examples from the Web for honked
As he walked to his car and I turned right onto Fairfax Avenue, I honked my horn.
Groups of young people in cars waved flags out their sunroofs and honked their horns in victory.Sunset for Misha? Georgia’s Pro-Western Mikheil Saakashvili Defeated by Pro-Russian Challenger|Anna Nemtsova|October 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Right direct in front of that door—there was a police car stopped and honked.Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
From the street rose the rumble of a motor, punctuated by a horn that honked.The Day of Days|Louis Joseph Vance
Lefty, driving up to the curb to pick up Mack, honked also for Tim.Joan of the Journal|Helen Diehl Olds
A young woman, dressed in a suit, cut the engine and honked the horn briefly.The Sex Life of the Gods|Michael Knerr
A flock of wild geese, headed south, flew above my head in a dark triangle, and honked derisively at me as they passed.The Camp Fire Girls on the Open Road|Hildegard G. Frey
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.