Cack
Cack \Cack\ (k[a^]k), v. i. [OE. cakken, fr. L. cacare; akin to Gr. kakka^n, and to OIr. cacc dung; cf. AS. cac.] To ease the body by stool; to go to stool. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

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  • cack — cack·ler; cack; cack·le; …   English syllables

  • cack — act of voiding excrement; to void excrement, mid 15c., from L. cacare (see CACA (Cf. caca)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cack — ► NOUN Brit. informal ▪ excrement. ORIGIN Old English, from Latin cacare defecate …   English terms dictionary

  • cack — [keek] 1. n. dung; feces. (Usually objectionable. See also caca.) □ Wipe that cack off your shoes before you come in here! □ The sidewalks are just covered with cack! 2. in. to defecate. (Usually objectionable.) □ The dog cacked right there on… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • cack — /kæk/ (say kak) Colloquial –noun 1. muck; filth. 2. faeces. 3. a very funny person: she s such a cack. 4. a very funny incident; a social event, etc., involving lots of humour: the party was a real cack. –verb (i) 5. to defecate. –verb (t) 6. to… …   Australian English dictionary

  • cack — 1. verb a) To defecate. <!Websters 1913 b) In brass instrument technique, to incorrectly play a note by hitting a partial other than the one intended: The bugler hopes not to cack during his performance.; The conductor instructed the trumpet… …   Wiktionary

  • cack — I Australian Slang 1. (n., v.) cackle; 2. have a laugh; 3. someone with a sense of humour; 4. very funny person: That guy s such a cack ; 5. faeces; 6. defecate; to soil with excrement: The baby cacked its nappy (from Middle English cakken,… …   English dialects glossary

  • Cack — Excrement; from this, though much reduced, we have today cack handed = clumsy. [< Lat. caco = to defecate] …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Cack — 1. (n., v.) cackle; 2. have a laugh; 3. someone with a sense of humour; 4. very funny person: That guy s such a cack ; 5. faeces; 6. defecate; to soil with excrement: The baby cacked its nappy (from Middle English cakken, kakken) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Cack — Individuals who are of great arrogance, or who are wholly belonging to the mainstream society and laws of social conformity and use that to their advantage. Cacks are also identified as assholes or similar offensive names. Due to the thirty… …   Dictionary of american slang

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