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{adj: cackly, squawky} like the cackles or squawks a hen makes especially after laying an egg

{adv: insanely, crazily, dementedly, madly} in an insane manner
"she behaved insanely"
"he behaves crazily when he is off his medication"
"the witch cackled madly"
"screaming dementedly"
<-> sanely

{n: cackle} a loud laugh suggestive of a hen's cackle

{n: cackle} the sound made by a hen after laying an egg

{n: kookaburra, laughing jackass, Dacelo gigas} Australian kingfisher having a loud cackling cry

{n: yak, yack, yakety-yak, chatter, cackle} noisy talk

{v: cackel} make a cackling sound
"The fire cackled cozily"

{v: cackle} emit a loud, unpleasant kind of laughing

{v: cackle} squawk shrilly and loudly, characteristic of hens

{v: cackle} talk or utter in a cackling manner
"The women cackled when they saw the movie star step out of the limousine"

{v: gaggle} make a noise characteristic of a goose
"Cackling geese"


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