Associations to the word «Hawk»

Pictures for the word «Hawk»


HAWK, noun. A diurnal predatory bird of the family Accipitridae.
HAWK, noun. (politics) An advocate of aggressive political positions and actions; a warmonger.
HAWK, verb. (transitive) To hunt with a hawk.
HAWK, verb. (intransitive) To make an attack while on the wing; to soar and strike like a hawk.
HAWK, noun. A plasterer's tool, made of a flat surface with a handle below, used to hold an amount of plaster prior to application to the wall or ceiling being worked on: a mortarboard.
HAWK, verb. (transitive) To sell; to offer for sale by outcry in the street; to carry (merchandise) about from place to place for sale; to peddle.
HAWK, noun. An effort to force up phlegm from the throat, accompanied with noise.
HAWK, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To cough up something from one's throat.
HAWK, verb. (transitive) (intransitive) To try to cough up something from one's throat; to clear the throat loudly.
HAWK BOY, noun. (dated) A plasterer's (male) attendant who supplies him with mortar.
HAWK BOYS, noun. Plural of hawk boy
HAWK MOTH, noun. Any moth of the family Sphingidae.
HAWK MOTHS, noun. Plural of hawk moth
HAWK NOSE, noun. A variant spelling of hawknose.
HAWK NOSES, noun. Plural of hawk nose
HAWK OWL, noun. The northern hawk owl, Surnia ulula.
HAWK OWL, noun. Any owl in the genus Ninox, native to Australasia.
HAWK OWLS, noun. Plural of hawk owl

Dictionary definition

HAWK, noun. Diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail.
HAWK, noun. An advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations.
HAWK, noun. A square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar.
HAWK, verb. Sell or offer for sale from place to place.
HAWK, verb. Hunt with hawks; "the tribes like to hawk in the desert".
HAWK, verb. Clear mucus or food from one's throat; "he cleared his throat before he started to speak".

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