Meaning of “cock-a-doodle-doo” in the English Dictionary

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"cock-a-doodle-doo" in British English

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cock-a-doodle-doonoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒk.ə.duː.dəlˈduː/ us /ˌkɑːk.ə.duː.dəlˈduː/ child's word

Examples from literature

  • Cock-a-doodle-doo! called the rooster, who was sitting on the fence. 
  • Cock-a-doodle-doo! said the rooster, as he flapped his wings and flew up on the fence. 
  • Cock-a-doodle-doo! said the white rooster. 

(Definition of “cock-a-doodle-doo” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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