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Known on stage for his confrontational style, Gelman heckles the audience as much as they heckle him.

We go to the ball park, we heckle a pitcher who throws one bad pitch.

Banners were waved and speakers were both cheered and jeered—opponents commonly turned up to heckle.

A group of anti-monarchy protestors gathered in Montreal to heckle the young royals, holding up signs reading “Royal Parasites.”

Please torment, harass, vex, heckle, and badger those two blockheads until they honor their commitments to my defense fund.

Upon an oblong plank a b, two circular or square blocks of wood c and d are fixed, in which the heckle teeth stand upright.

Whenever one half of the length of the strake of flax is heckled, it is turned round to heckle the other half.

It is next to be beaten, and passed once or twice over an ordinary heckle or stiff brush.

They set aside all thought of assisting their hapless brothers and sisters, while they heckle their unfortunate governors.

Heckling is combing it with a heckle or wooden comb; binnings are halters for cattle made of sprit or rushes.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to heckle, such as: badger, bully, embarrass, hound, interrupt, and pester.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.