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1 hawk /ˈhɑːk/ noun
plural hawks
1 hawk
/ˈhɑːk/
noun
plural hawks
Learner's definition of HAWK
[count]
: a kind of bird that kills other birds and animals for food see color picture on this page
: a person who supports war or the use of military force
compare dove

watch (someone or something) like a hawk

: to watch (someone or something) very carefully

— hawkish

/ˈhɑːkɪʃ/ adjective [more hawkish; most hawkish]
2 hawk /ˈhɑːk/ verb
hawks; hawked; hawking
2 hawk
/ˈhɑːk/
verb
hawks; hawked; hawking
Learner's definition of HAWK
[+ object]
: to offer (something) for sale especially by calling out or by going from one person to another : peddle
compare 3hawk

— hawker

noun, plural hawkers [count]
3 hawk /ˈhɑːk/ verb
hawks; hawked; hawking
3 hawk
/ˈhɑːk/
verb
hawks; hawked; hawking
Learner's definition of HAWK
[+ object]
: to clear (material) from your throat by coughing, making a noise with your voice, etc. usually + up
compare 2hawk
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