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English definition of “cluck”


verb     /klʌk/
[I] to make the low interrupted noise that a chicken makesAnimal (non-human) sounds [I or T] informal to express disapproval or other emotion by making a short sharp sound with your tongue : to cluck in disapproval / amazement She shakes her head , smiles , and clucks her tongue .Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation [I] informal to express an unnecessary amount of sympathy , worry , or approval towards someone: The attendants clucked and fussed over passengers .Exaggerating and playing downPraising and applauding
(Definition of cluck verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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