how to pronounce cackle


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cackle is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of cackle in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the Clinton cackle and she was referred …”

meanings of cackle


  1. A group of hyenas.
  2. A laugh resembling the cry of a hen or goose.
  3. The cry of a hen or goose, especially when laying an egg.
  4. Futile or excessively noisy talk.


  1. To talk in a silly manner; to prattle.
  2. To make a sharp, broken noise or cry, as a hen or goose does.
  3. To laugh with a broken sound similar to a hen's cry.

cackle frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word cackle occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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