hawk Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "hawk" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

hawknoun [C]

 us   /hɔk/

hawk noun [C] (BIRD)

a type of large bird that catches small birds and animals for food

hawkverb [T]

 us   /hɔk/

hawk verb [T] (SELL)

to sell goods in public places by calling out to people: She was hawking flowers at the parking lot exit.
Translations of “hawk”
in Arabic صَقْر…
in Korean 매…
in Malaysian helang…
in French faucon…
in Turkish şahin…
in Italian falco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鳥, 鷹…
in Russian ястреб…
in Polish jastrząb…
in Vietnamese diều hâu…
in Spanish halcón…
in Portuguese gavião…
in Thai เหยี่ยว…
in German der Falke…
in Catalan falcó…
in Japanese (鳥)タカ…
in Indonesian elang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸟, 鹰…
(Definition of hawk from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of hawk?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “hawk” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
truth

the quality of being true

Word of the Day

July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
July 4th, Bastille Day, and the language of revolution.
by Liz Walter,
July 01, 2015
With America’s Independence Day on the 4th and France’s Bastille Day on the 14th, July certainly has a revolutionary theme, so this blog looks at words and phrases we use to talk about the dramatic and nation-changing events that these days celebrate. In particular, it focuses on one of the most important

Read More 

generation pause noun
generation pause noun
July 06, 2015
informal young adults who are not able to do things previously typical for their age group such as buy a home or start a family because of lack of money Meanwhile, a new study released last week revealed a quarter of Brits believe they’ll never own a property, leading them to be

Read More