hawk


Definition: Meaning of, hawk in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / hɔːk /

  • noun
  • synonym
  • antonym
Word Forms:
Singular Plural
hawk hawks
[countable]
  1. a large bird that hunts and eats small birds and animals
    SYNONYM
    Not found!
    ANTONYM
    Not found!
  2. a politician who believes in using military force
    SYNONYM
    Not found!
    ANTONYM
    Not found!
  3. watch somebody like a hawk to watch someone very carefully
    SYNONYM
    Not found!
    ANTONYM
    Not found!
  4. have eyes like a hawk to be quick to notice things, especially small details
    SYNONYM
    Not found!
    ANTONYM
    Not found!
synonym
antonym
  • verb
  • synonym
  • antonym
Word Forms:
Prsesent Past Past Participle
hawk hawked hawked
Present Participle Third Person Singular
hawking hawks
  1. [transitive] to try to sell goods, usually by going from place to place and trying to persuade people to buy them
    SYNONYM
    Not found!
    ANTONYM
    Not found!
  2. [intransitive and transitive] to cough up PHLEGM
    SYNONYM
    Not found!
    ANTONYM
    Not found!
synonym
antonym

hawk used in phrases

  • Black Hawk (noun)
    1. 1767-1838 sauk leader who in 1832 led Fox and Sauk warriors against the United States
  • Cooper's hawk (noun)
    1. bluish-grey North American hawk having a darting flight
  • Kitty Hawk
    1. the place in North Carolina, in the US, where the WRIGHT brothers made the world's first successful flight in a plane in 1903
  • ball hawk (noun)
    1. a team athlete who is skilled at stealing or catching the ball
  • chicken hawk (noun)
    1. nontechnical term for any hawks said to prey on poultry
  • fish hawk (noun)
    1. large harmless hawk found worldwide that feeds on fish and builds a bulky nest often occupied for years
  • hawk nose (noun)
    1. a nose curved downward like the beak of a hawk
  • hawk owl (noun)
    1. grey-and-white diurnal hawk-like owl of northern parts of the northern hemisphere
  • hawk's-beard (noun)
    1. any of various plants of the genus Crepis having loose heads of yellow flowers on top of a long branched leafy stem; northern hemisphere
  • hawk's-beards (noun)
    1. any of various plants of the genus Crepis having loose heads of yellow flowers on top of a long branched leafy stem; northern hemisphere
  • More

word of the day

Pronunciation: ˈsɪŋkrənaɪzə
Parts of Speech: noun
especially an instrument that enables a pilot to synchronize the propellers of a plane that has two or more engines an instrument that indicates whether two periodic motions are synchronous