cluck over


cluck over
v.
tratar como la gallina a sus polluelos.

Nuevo Diccionario Inglés-Español. 2014.

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  • cluck over/around — express fussy concern about. → cluck …   English new terms dictionary

  • cluck — ► NOUN ▪ the characteristic short, guttural sound made by a hen. ► VERB 1) make a cluck. 2) (cluck over/around) express fussy concern about. DERIVATIVES clucky adjective. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • cluck — [[t]klʌ̱k[/t]] clucks, clucking, clucked 1) VERB When a hen clucks, it makes short, low noises. The hens were already roosting high above my head, clucking softly into their feathers. 2) VERB (disapproval) To cluck over someone or something means …   English dictionary

  • cluck — cluck1 [klʌk] v [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: From the sound] 1.) if a chicken clucks, it makes a short low sound 2.) [I and T] to express sympathy or disapproval by saying something, or by making a short low noise with your tongue ▪ Edith clucked… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cluck — verb 1》 (of a hen) make a short, low sound. 2》 (cluck over/around) express fussy concern about. noun 1》 the short, low sound made by a hen. 2》 N. Amer. informal a foolish person. Derivatives clucky adjective Origin C15: imitative …   English new terms dictionary

  • cluck — 1 verb 1 (I) if a chicken clucks, it makes a short, low sound 2 (I, T) to express sympathy or disapproval by saying something, or by making a short low noise with your tongue (+ over/around/about): The women stood together clucking over her… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cluck — I. verb Etymology: imitative Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. to make a cluck 2. to make a clicking sound with the tongue 3. to express interest or concern < critics clucked over the new developments > transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Clara Cluck — DisneyChar name =Clara Cluck first appearance = Orphan s Benefit , 1934 created by = voiced by =Florence Gill (1934 1942) Russi Taylor (1999 Present) aliases = Clara Hen Madame Cluck relatives = friends = Clarabelle Cow, Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck …   Wikipedia

  • Excited cluck —     A hen turkey s sound that can mean I think there s something over there we d better look at. I m not sure what it is, but I know we d better check. Hang on, honey, I m on the way …   Hunting glossary

  • clucky — cluck ► NOUN ▪ the characteristic short, guttural sound made by a hen. ► VERB 1) make a cluck. 2) (cluck over/around) express fussy concern about. DERIVATIVES clucky adjective. ORIGIN imitative …   English terms dictionary

  • have a clue usu. with negative — informal know about something or about how to do something. → cluck over/around …   English new terms dictionary


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