gack

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Etymology[edit]

Apparently from the sound made; believed to have first appeared in comic strips.

Interjection[edit]

gack

  1. (often repeated several times) The sound of a cat coughing up a hairball.
  2. Also used of similar noises, particularly one made to show disgust or disapproval.

Verb[edit]

gack (third-person singular simple present gacks, present participle gacking, simple past and past participle gacked)

  1. (intransitive) To make a 'gack' noise.
  2. (transitive) To expectorate a hairball.

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Verb[edit]

gack

  1. (obsolete) singular imperative of .