Definition of chack in English:

chack

Line breaks: chack
Pronunciation: /tʃak
 
/

verb

[no object]
  • (Of a bird) make a harsh call.
    More example sentences
    • This unmistakeable member of the crow family was ever present on the Scrubs with at least 10 birds chacking away during the month, though 30 were counted on the 25th.
    • I love the sound of happy Jackdaws, chacking away.
    • Birds in the grounds included the usual gang of Greater Antillean Grackles, an exquisite Vervain Hummingbird singing from the very top of a dead tree and seemingly all the White-chinned Thrushes chacking away at some unseen predator, just like all thrushes do throughout the world.

Origin

early 16th century: imitative.

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