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cackles, 3rd person singular present; cackled, past participle; cackled, past tense; cackling, present participle;
  1. (of a bird, typically a hen or goose) Give a raucous, clucking cry
    • - the hen was cackling as if demented
    • - cackling, whooping cries
  2. Make a harsh sound resembling such a cry when laughing
    • - she cackled with laughter
    • - “Ah ha!” he cackled
  1. The raucous clucking cry of a bird such as a hen or a goose

  2. A harsh laugh resembling such a cry
    • - her delighted cackle

  1. the sound made by a hen after laying an egg
  2. talk or utter in a cackling manner; "The women cackled when they saw the movie star step out of the limousine"
  3. squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens
  4. yak: noisy talk
  5. a loud laugh suggestive of a hen's cackle
  6. emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughing
  7. The cry of a hen, especially when laying an egg; A laugh resembling the cry of a hen; To laugh with a sound similar to a hen's cry
  8. (cackled) Laugh harshly and shrilly
  9. To hear the cackling of hens denotes a sudden shock produced by the news of an unexpected death in your neighborhood, Sickness will cause poverty.