Synonyms for hawk

Synonyms for (noun) hawk

Synonyms: hawk

Definition: diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail

Similar words: raptor, raptorial bird, bird of prey

Definition: any of numerous carnivorous birds that hunt and kill other animals


Synonyms: mortarboard, hawk

Definition: a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar

Similar words: board

Definition: a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose

Usage: he nailed boards across the windows


Synonyms: hawk, war hawk

Definition: an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations

Similar words: militarist, warmonger

Definition: a person who advocates war or warlike policies

Synonyms for (verb) hawk

Synonyms: clear the throat, hawk

Definition: clear mucus or food from one's throat

Usage: he cleared his throat before he started to speak

Similar words: cough

Definition: exhale abruptly, as when one has a chest cold or congestion

Usage: The smoker coughs all day


Synonyms: hawk

Definition: hunt with hawks

Usage: the tribes like to hawk in the desert

Similar words: track down, run, hunt, hunt down

Definition: pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)

Usage: Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland; The dogs are running deer; The Duke hunted in these woods


Synonyms: pitch, huckster, hawk, vend, peddle, monger

Definition: sell or offer for sale from place to place

Similar words: trade, sell, deal

Definition: do business; offer for sale as for one's livelihood

Usage: She deals in gold; The brothers sell shoes