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Definition of hawk verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hawk
    he / she / it hawks
    past simple hawked
    -ing form hawking
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  1. 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. 2[intransitive, transitive] hawk (something) to get phlegm in your mouth when you cough
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