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catcall

cat·call

catcall

 
pronunciation:
kaet kawl
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a human cry or whistle expressing contempt or disapproval; jeer.
The juggler received catcalls from the audience when he flubbed his routine for the second time.
synonyms:
boo, hoot, jeer
similar words:
Bronx cheer, gibe, raspberry
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: catcalled, catcalling, catcalls
definition: to express contempt or disapproval with catcalls; jeer.
synonyms:
boo, hoot, jeer
similar words:
gibe, hiss
derivation: catcaller (n.)