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cluck

Pronunciation: /klʌk/

Translation of cluck in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [hen] cloquear; [person] chascar* or chasquear la lengua
    Example sentences
    • Chickens and hens cluck nearby and the cicadas start up their relentless refrain.
    • The chickens clucked and scratched around his feet.
    • She lived on the top floor while all her hens and chickens clucked happily on the ground level.
    Example sentences
    • I cluck my tongue at Carole, the way my grandmother clucks her tongue at me when I've said something utterly, wholly stupid.
    • I'd toss out a topic and he'd cluck his tongue and point out ways my idea could be offensive and controversial.
    • The maid clucked her tongue and rolled her eyes.
    Example sentences
    • He says she is ‘cute’ and recalls how she spent time clucking over the daughters of both her friends at the wedding last year.
    • As soon as he asks the checkout assistant, three more of them appear and start clucking around.
    • In every gift shop, there are more cute infants to cluck over.

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