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Noun hawk has 3 senses
  1. hawk - diurnal bird of prey typically having short rounded wings and a long tail
    --1 is a kind of
    bird of prey, raptor, raptorial bird
    --1 is a member of Accipitridae, family Accipitridae
    --1 has particulars:
     eyas; tiercel, tercel, tercelet; goshawk, Accipiter gentilis; sparrow hawk, Accipiter nisus; Cooper's hawk, blue darter, Accipiter cooperii; chicken hawk, hen hawk; buteonine; redtail, red-tailed hawk, Buteo jamaicensis; rough-legged hawk, roughleg, Buteo lagopus; red-shouldered hawk, Buteo lineatus; buzzard, Buteo buteo; honey buzzard, Pernis apivorus; kite; harrier; harrier eagle, short-toed eagle; falcon; osprey, fish hawk, fish eagle, sea eagle, Pandion haliaetus
    Derived form: verb hawk2
  2. hawk, war hawk - an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
    --2 is a kind of militarist, warmonger
    Antonyms: dove, peacenik
  3. mortarboard, hawk - a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar
    --3 is a kind of board
Verb hawk has 3 senses
  1. peddle, monger, huckster, hawk, vend, pitch - sell or offer for sale from place to place
    --1 is one way to deal, sell, trade
    Derived forms: noun hawker1, noun hawking2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. hawk - hunt with hawks; "the Arabs like to hawk in the desert"
    --2 is one way to
    hunt, run, hunt down, track down
    Derived forms: noun hawk1, noun hawker2
    Sample sentence:
    In the summer they like to go out and hawk
  3. clear the throat, hawk - clear mucus or food from one's throat; "he cleared his throat before he started to speak"
    --3 is one way to cough
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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