(noun, verb)


1. diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail

Definition categories: animal, raptor

2. an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations

Definition categories: person, militarist, warmonger

3. a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar

Similar word(s): mortarboard

Definition categories: man–made, board

Sentences with hawk as a noun:

- It is illegal to hunt hawks or other raptors in many parts of the world.


1. sell or offer for sale from place to place

Similar word(s): huckster, monger, peddle, pitch, vend

Definition categories: possession, deal, sell, trade

2. hunt with hawks

- the tribes like to hawk in the desert

Definition categories: competition, hunt, run

3. clear mucus or food from one's throat

Definition categories: body, cough

Sentences with hawk as a verb:

- The vendors were hawking their wares from little tables lining either side of the market square.

- Grandpa sat on the front porch, hawking and wheezing, as he packed his pipe with cheap tobacco.