AskDefine | Define hawking

Dictionary Definition



1 English theoretical physicist (born in 1942) [syn: Stephen Hawking, Stephen William Hawking]
2 the act of selling goods for a living [syn: vending, peddling, vendition]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. present participle of hawk


  1. Action of the verb to hawk.

Extensive Definition

Hawking may refer to:


Fictional characters

Other uses

See also

hawking in German: Hawking
hawking in Spanish: Hawking

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

blurred, breathy, chase, chevy, chivy, choked, choking, consumer preference study, consumer research, consumer survey, coursing, croaking, cynegetics, direct-mail selling, drawling, drawly, dysphonic, falconry, fox hunting, gunning, guttural, hard sell, harsh, high-pressure salesmanship, hoarse, huckstering, hunt, hunting, inarticulate, indistinct, jobbing, lisping, low-pressure salesmanship, mail-order selling, market research, marketing, marketing research, merchandising, mispronounced, muzzy, nasal, peddling, promotion, quavering, retailing, sales campaign, sales promotion, salesmanship, selling, sellout, shaking, shaky, shikar, shooting, snuffling, soft sell, sport, sporting, stalking, stifled, still hunt, strangled, thick, throaty, tremulous, twangy, velar, venery, wholesaling
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