1. [ verb ] talk or utter in a cackling manner

"Hello!," the women cackled when they saw the movie star step out of the limousine.

Related terms: talk yak
2. [ verb ] squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens
Related terms: utter gaggle
3. [ verb ] emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughing
Related terms: laugh
4. [ noun ] noisy talk
Synonyms: chatter yack yakety-yak yak
Related terms: talk prate yack
5. [ noun ] the sound made by a hen after laying an egg
Related terms: cry
6. [ noun ] a loud laugh suggestive of a hen's cackle
Related terms: laugh
Similar spelling:   Cakile