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1. verb, slang To vomit. Geez, I thought I was going to honk out on that boat—I felt so seasick!
2. verb, slang To have a foul smell. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. That trash is honking, man—better take it out now.
3. verb, slang To consume excessive amounts of alcohol. Please don't honk if you end up going to the bar tonight—I can't deal with you being hungover all weekend.
4. noun, slang A foul smell. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The honk on trash day in the summertime is just unbearable.

honk at (someone or something)

To sound a horn at someone or something. Why is that jerk honking at me? It's a red light—no one can go yet!
See also: honk

honk off

To irritate, annoy, or infuriate someone. A noun or pronoun can be used between "honk" and "off." It really honks me off when people cut in front of me on the road like that! You're going to honk off your customers even more if you don't issue some sort of official apology for the incident.
See also: honk, off

honk up

slang To vomit. A noun or pronoun can be used between "honk" and "up." When I had food poisoning, I felt like I honked up everything I'd ever eaten in my life.
See also: honk, up


slang Drunk. Do you remember last night at the bar at all? You were totally honked!
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slang Very large. Geez, I just wanted a taste! What am I supposed to do with such a honkin' piece of cake?
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honk at someone or something

to sound a horn at someone or something. Is someone honking at me? The motorists honked at the sheep that were clogging the roadway.
See also: honk
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


1. n. a drinking spree; a toot. Jed’s last honk lasted nearly a week.
2. n. a white male; a honky. (Black. Not necessarily derogatory.) There are mainly honks where I work.
3. in. to vomit. (Onomatopoetic.) I can hear someone in the john honking like mad.
4. tv. to vomit something. He honked up his whole pizza.


and honkers
mod. alcohol intoxicated. Willy was too honked to stand up. Man, is he honkers!
See also: honk


mod. huge. She showed up with this great, honking jock who keep eating with his hands!
See also: honk
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Cameron Walker, 16, who played Captain Hook in "Peter Pan," went on to several other theatrical roles and recently co-directed "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" at Churchill High School, returned this year to be Olsen's stage manager for "Honk."
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I look around and watch motorists with their heads down as if they were sleeping, when somebody behind honks as if to tell me to move out of the way fast.
To the delight of the young artists, motorists honked and tooted as they raced past the daycare.
Egged on by the crowd, Honk just couldn't stop as the audience was left rolling in the aisles.
The production tells the story of a chick who is rejected by everyone because he his bigger than usual, is ugly and cannot quack like his duckling siblings, only honk.
Also, I once witnessed a man pull up on the other side of the road opposite the shop and honk for someone to come to him from the shop and when nobody went to him, he got out of his car yelling at them for not coming!
We managed to create a no-honking day on January 1 and distributed thousands of bumper stickers with the words EoACAyDo Not Honk!' emblazoned across them.
"Honk Jr." tells the story of Ugly, "whose odd, gawky looks instantly incite prejudice from his family and neighbors.
The group, which is based in the Castle Arcade in Cardiff, wants drivers to honk their horns at 1pm every Saturday to show that they are opposed to possible war in Iraq.
A few metres into Ajman and all around us were cars, painted most extravagantly in the national colours and honking in unison; honk, honk-honk, honk, as if sending a Morse code.
However, this is not happening as most drivers honk repeatedly and boastfully as if saying "are you blind?
Some drivers seem to invite others to honk at them: the slogan "Horn Please" is painted on the back of many Indian trucks.A With rearview mirrors often folded in or simply unused, drivers are encouraged to make themselves heard where they cannot be seen.
Honk if you love "Honk!" - the award-winning British musical.