|Origin:||Probably from an unrecorded Old English heorcian|
1 British English old-fashioned spoken
used when you think someone is saying something stupid or acting as if they are more important than they really are:
Hark at him! I bet he couldn't do any better.
2 old use
used to tell someone to listen
hark backphrasal verb
hark back to
It's useless to continually hark back to the past.
hark back to somethingphrasal verb
music that harks back to the early age of jazz