Sound uttered by person choking. Also: awk, gasp, gak

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Sound uttered by a person choking. Also gak, argh, gasp

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Sound uttered by a person choking. Also: argh, awk, gasp

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an audible effort to force up phlegm from the throat



old english name for bird of prey, usually a small hawk - probably imitative of its shrill plaintive cry

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coughing sound, used by a recurring character named Lorraine from the TV show Mad TV. She makes this sound when clearing her throat, also perhaps in disgust and/or satisfaction as well as in times of awkward silence to ease the tension. It is normally accompanied with a saying such as "god that's cute" while she unknowingly destroys the property of others when checking things out. Laymen can make this sound as well in their everyday life to add comedic relief to a conversation making references to Lorraine, as well as to describe something disgusting. Video: Clip 1, Clip 2, Clip 3.



to utter a shrill piercing cry. note: the vocalization of eagles is often called screaming, although according to this wikipedia article, Bald Eagles normally squeak and have a shrill cry, punctuated by grunts, and the scream that is found in films this is usually the call of a Red-tailed Hawk, dubbed into films for dramatic effect.

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cry of a bird

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