Definition of honker in US English:



  • 1A person or thing that honks.

    • ‘The glaring lights and the loud noises of the vehicles, the demonic screeches of the honkers and the non-stop blaring of the speakers at the canteen made sleep impossible.’
    • ‘As a result, police recently materialised on Clinton Street and began handing out tickets to honkers.’
    • ‘There were no people who were loud and annoying; there were no cars honking their honkers; and most of all, no brothers who read your diaries.’
    1. 1.1North American informal A wild goose.
      • ‘It's the time of the year when you'd normally be hearing the call of honkers overhead.’
      • ‘There are still some honkers feeding in fresh cut corn, but most ducks have headed south.’