What is another word for klaxon?

Pronunciation: [klˈaksən] (IPA)

Klaxon is a loud, electric horn that is commonly used as an alarm or warning signal. Some synonyms for the word 'klaxon' include siren, alarm, buzzer, horn, signal, and warning device. A siren produces a loud, piercing sound, and is often used by emergency services. An alarm is a device that alerts people to danger, often with a loud noise. A buzzer is a small, electrical warning device that produces a brief, high-pitched sound. A horn is typically used on a car or train to warn other road or track users of their presence. A signal is an audible or visual warning used to alert people to a situation, while a warning device is any type of equipment that is used to alert people to potential danger.

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What are the hypernyms for Klaxon?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Klaxon

Abruptly she leaned and beckoned, saw that her signal went unregarded, and gave three short but terrific blasts of her klaxon.
"The Thunder Bird"
B. M. Bower
They consisted of bells, gongs, klaxon horns, and beautiful rockets that burst in a green flare.
"Average Americans"
Theodore Roosevelt
The driver catches sight of the kid, lets loose the klaxon and reaches for the brakes.
"Interference and Other Football Stories"
Harold M. Sherman

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