Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cackle

3 senses of cackle

Sense 1
cackle -- (the sound made by a hen after laying an egg)
       => cry -- (the characteristic utterance of an animal; "animal cries filled the night")

Sense 2
yak, yack, yakety-yak, chatter, cackle -- (noisy talk)
       => talk, talking -- (an exchange of ideas via conversation; "let's have more work and less talk around here")

Sense 3
cackle -- (a loud laugh suggestive of a hen's cackle)
       => laugh, laughter -- (the sound of laughing)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cackle

3 senses of cackle

Sense 1
cackle -- (talk or utter in a cackling manner; "The women cackled when they saw the movie star step out of the limousine")
       => talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise -- (express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize")

Sense 2
cackle -- (squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens)
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 3
cackle -- (emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughing)
       => laugh, express joy, express mirth -- (produce laughter)

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