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honker

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[ hong-ker, hawng- ]
/ ˈhɒŋ kər, ˈhɔŋ- /
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noun
a person or thing that honks: Some motorists are calm and polite, but others are impatient honkers.
Informal. a goose: This pond will be a real hot spot when migratory honkers arrive with colder weather.
Slang. a big nose: He was really quite attractive, if you looked past that honker.
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Origin of honker

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An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; honk + -er1

Other definitions for honker (2 of 2)

honker2
[ hong-ker, hawng- ]
/ ˈhɒŋ kər, ˈhɔŋ- /

noun Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.

Origin of honker

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Perhaps honk(y) + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for honker

honker
/ (ˈhɒŋkə) /

noun
a person or thing that honks
Canadian an informal name for the Canada goose
slang a nose, esp a large nose
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