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Verb: cackle  ka-kul
  1. Talk or utter in a cackling manner
    "The women cackled when they saw the movie star step out of the limousine"
     
  2. Squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens
     
  3. Emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughing
Noun: cackle  ka-kul
  1. The sound made by a hen after laying an egg
     
  2. Noisy talk
    - yak, yack, yakety-yak, chatter, yatter, yackety-yak
     
  3. A loud laugh suggestive of a hen's cackle

Derived forms: cackling, cackled, cackles

Type of: cry, emit, express joy, express mirth, laugh, laughter, let loose, let out, mouth, speak, talk, talking, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize

Encyclopedia: Cackle