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cluck

and kluck (klək)
n. a stupid person; a person as stupid as a chicken. Why did they send me a dumb cluck to do this work? You silly kluck! Why’d you do that?

dumb cluck

n. a stupid oaf; a person as stupid as a chicken. Sally is not a dumb cluck, but she is sort of slow.
See also: cluck, dumb
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Mix your calling with several series of assembly/lost yelps, starting each series with clucking and adding clucking in between your series.
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Retired police officer David Laing runs Clucking Pig with his wife Christine, selling duck, goose and chicken eggs, as well as a wide variety of scotch eggs.
According to Dennis Murawska, the pet chicken woke his wife Susan Cotey with loud clucking from its cage in the basement two floors below about 6:15 a.
The NBN features a competition-caliber, worn-in tone channel for fast clucking and producing spit notes needed to call every subspecies of Canada goose.
17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters today told Pilgrim's Pride (NYSE: PPC) "No Clucking Way" the union is going to let the company destroy jobs at its chicken processing and feedmill facilities in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia and Kentucky.
A good-natured but put-upon son rarely seen without a wineglass, life for Gianni consists of putting up with the old dear's clucking and drinking himself silly at the local bar.
But it's the staccato White Lies, already a live favourite despite its chicken clucking intro, that is the clear standout.
In our opinion tuition fees are clucking ridiculous.
I remember, as a little girl, the sound of clucking chickens that lived at the bottom of our garden.
More than 700 members of the Rooster Madness group strutted through the streets a fortnight ago, clucking for change.
The sound of clucking and gobbling ceased abruptly down the road at Defra, and all of Mr Benn's merry men were shovelled into sealed tracks and taken up to East Anglia to run round like headless chickens.
Alpha Dog'' is sure to inspire much clucking about the wages of neglectful or permissive parenting, and some of that is applicable.
Sitting there clucking like a 'en," Albert reported, "and the little fellow lying dead upstairs.
Previous studies had shown that male chickens make certain clucking noises when they find food.