- 1[transitive] hawk something to try to sell things by going from place to place asking people to buy them synonym peddle He made a living hawking cleaning products from door to door.
- 2[intransitive, transitive] hawk (something) to get phlegm in your mouth when you cough
NAmE//hɔk//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hawk
he / she / it hawks
past simple hawked
-ing form hawking