As cars approached a group of about 20 men and women, a cry went out: “honk your horn!”
So I asked the driver to honk the horn, which he does, and Rod looks over.
That is, a honk and a tweet may lie near the heart of any easy listening.
cry of a goose, 1814, American English, imitative. As a verb by 1854, of geese; the sense of "sound a horn," especially on an automobile, first recorded 1895 in American English. Related: Honked; honking.