"beckon" Definition

  1. v. t. To make a significant sign to; hence, to summon, as by a motion of the hand.
  2. n. A sign made without words; a beck.

More About beckon

Position in dictionary: 9244 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v. t., n.,
Words that start with "beckon": 3
Words that end with "beckon": 1
Words that contain "beckon": 3
Next words in dictionary: beckoned, beckoning, beclap, beclip, beclipped, becloud, beclouded, beclouding, become, becomed
Previous words in dictionary: becking, becket, becker, becked, beck, bechic, beche de mer, becharm, bechance, bechamel

English Dictionary Definition of beckon

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