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noun as in heckle

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The drug dealing and loitering continued along with catcalls to female passersby.

I braced myself for scornful looks, maybe even shrieks and catcalls, possibly even a fight—but no one noticed, except for a jerk in a Subaru who shot me a disapproving smirk.

Some folks say Emmett whistled at Carolyn as a manner of catcall, expressing his admiration.

The soldier, addressed put a finger to the sound side of his mouth and uttered a catcall.

The essayist, however, is disposed to hold that the catcall is originally a piece of English music.

The conveyance of a catcall to the theatre evidences a predisposition to uproarious censure.

He found that antiquaries were much divided in opinion as to the origin of the catcall.

She smiled as she heard the shrill catcall of a lad in Forsyth Street.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to catcall, such as: boo, derision, hiss, hoot, jeer, and whistle.

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