AskDefine | Define hark

Dictionary Definition

hark v : listen; used mostly in the imperative [syn: harken, hearken]

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  • /hɑː(r)k/, /hA:(r)k/,
  • Rhymes with: -ɑː(r)k


  1. To listen attentively; often used in the imperative.


To listen attentively

Derived terms




hark m (Plural: harken, diminutive: harkje)
  1. garden tool; rake

Extensive Definition

If you searched for Hark you may be looking for:
Hark is also a surname:
  • Lisa Hark, nutritionist and consultant for the BBC TV series, Honey, We're Killing the Kids
  • Sabine Hark (born 1962), a German sociologist
  • Tsui Hark (born 1950), a New Wave film director in Hong Kong
Harkes is also a surname:
  • Erin Harkes, singer/songwriter/guitarist/pianist from New York
  • John Harkes (born 1967), an American soccer player

See also

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

NB, attend, attend to, auscultate, be all ears, bend an ear, bug, cock the ears, eavesdrop, examine by ear, give attention, give audience to, give ear, give ear to, hear, hear out, hearken, hearken to, heed, intercept, lend an ear, listen, listen at, listen in, listen to, mark, mind, note, notice, remark, sit in on, tap, wiretap
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