Associations to the word «Beckon»


BECKON, verb. (ambitransitive) To wave and/or to nod to somebody with the intention to make the person come closer.
BECKON, verb. (ambitransitive) To seem attractive and inviting
BECKON, noun. A sign made without words; a beck.
BECKON, noun. A children's game similar to hide and seek in which children who have been "caught" may escape if they see another hider beckon to them.
BECKON CALL, noun. Misspelling of beck and call.

Dictionary definition

BECKON, verb. Signal with the hands or nod; "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably".
BECKON, verb. Appear inviting; "The shop window decorations beckoned".
BECKON, verb. Summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture.

Wise words

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
Yiddish Proverb