What's the "een" in Halloween?
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.
Angry; pissed off: I'm going to have people really honked at me no matter what I do/ a honked-off Torcivia wrote to Wineke (1980s+)Related Terms