Definition of cock-a-doodle-doo in English:

cock-a-doodle-doo

noun

  • Used to represent the sound made by a cock when it crows.

    • ‘He began to think that it was his cock-a-doodle-doo that caused the sun to rise each morning.’
    • ‘His father once asked for a cock-a-doodle-doo when the word for chicken eluded him. If you don't possess a language, you are dispossessed.’
    • ‘He progressed slowly from awkward croaks to slightly more appropriate cock-a-doodles, but never managed to master the full cock-a-doodle-doo.’
    • ‘My rooster had been trying to learn how to crow, with the occasional thwarted cluck, but finally a full cock-a-doodle-doo rang out across the yard.’

Pronunciation

cock-a-doodle-doo

/ˌkäkəˌdo͞odlˈdo͞o/