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cluck

A stupid person. Did you hear that guy's ridiculous question? Geez, what a cluck.

dumb cluck

A stupid person. Did you hear that guy's ridiculous question? Geez, what a dumb cluck.
See also: cluck, dumb
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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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I was looking down to get my slate call ready to make the gobbler clucks when I heard Bob say frantically, "Mike, Mike, Mike!!" Before I could look up I heard the safety click off.
Learn the clucks and purrs to finish white-fronts tight.
Well I'll be clocked if I can make sense of it, and whoever of the council clique of clucks thought it up must be clacked.
If you've busted a bachelor flock, rely on your gobbler yelps and deep gobbler clucks, but call more sparingly.
This behavior did not necessarily prove that a cluck works like a word that refers to some object around the bird, Evans says.
The old tests, however, left a nagging possibility that the clucks just trigger a reflex to search for food, Evans says.
SALES rep Jim Smith clucks up the miles in his car - by taking along his pet HEN.
Keep an eye on the birds; if they're talkative, make good clucks and see how they react.
In one song she simultaneously clicks and clucks while humming.
Contented clucks and quacks come from the residents of this deluxe coop in a San Diego canyon.
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Flextone's versatile Michael Waddell Series Mouth Calls are designed to create seductive soft tree yelps or sexy clucks and purrs, as well as produce the loudest cuts, cackles and yelps to draw in birds from afar.
Cutting: Rapid sequence of fast, erratic, somewhat sharp clucks. This call exhibits a heightened state of emotion.
It produces realistic yelps, clucks, purrs, cutts, and gobbles.
As longtime (and lonely) defenders of chicken intelligence, we have been justified and validated by the findings of Chris and Linda Evans in "Breaking the code on chicken clucks" (SN: 8/28/99, p.