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honk

(hawngk),
1. In medical terms, a sound that can be likened to the call of a goose.
2. Sometimes specifically used to denote a sound of laryngeal origin made by vocal cords vibrating in a forced expiration because of a congenital vascular ring compressing the trachea.
[echoic]
A widely-transmitted precordial whoop, described as a high-pitched, musical, late systolic murmur in some patients with mitral valve prolapse (MVP), a sound attributed to resonation of the valve leaflets and chordae; non-honkers with MVP may be made to honk by having them stand or lean

honk

Pediatrics A widely-transmitted precordial whoop, described as a high-pitched, musical, late systolic murmur in some Pts with mitral valve prolapse–MVP, a sound attributed to resonation of the valve leaflets and chordae; non-honkers with MVP may be made to honk by having them stand or lean
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I honked my horn and then overtook him because he drove slowly .
THOUSAND OAKS - An El Monte man was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after shooting at a motorist who honked when the man's friend threw a cigarette butt out of her car window, police said Friday.
The defendant suddenly honked at me and I had spilled my latte all over myself, you see.
However, recently I was abused, assaulted and threatened with a "complaint to the police and we will track you and kill you" - all because I honked as a car was blocking my way, with its hazard lights on, on Exhibition Road.
A man in a white van honked his horn and shouted something undecipherable.
Or, you go into the right-hand lane of slip road, and try and get into the middle (straight on) lane at next set, so that you're on the left at the next bit - only to get honked at by drivers who came up on the left lane of the slip road.
Warren did what he did best: He honked loudly to warn all his family that potential danger was near.