How do you pronounce the word hawk?

Is the H silent in WHIP?

The H, for the most part, is not. It is pronounced as though it were spelled “wip”. Now, there are people in some parts of the English-speaking world who pronounce these “wh” words (whip, white, when, where) such that the H is pronounced, but it sounds like it’s before the W. So it would come out like “hwip”.

What does hawked mean?

hawked; hawking; hawks. Definition of hawk (Entry 3 of 5) transitive verb. 1 : to raise by trying to clear the throat hawk up phlegm. 2 informal : to forcefully spit out (something, such as phlegm) : hock entry 5 hawk a loogie.

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