Definition of catcall
1 : a loud or raucous cry made especially to express disapproval (as at a sports event)
2 : a derisive remark : criticism
Examples of catcall in a sentence
The pitcher heard angry catcalls as he walked off the field.
the band's sloppy playing produced only catcalls from the crowd
First Known Use of catcall
CATCALL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of catcall for English Language Learners
: a sound or noise that someone (such as an audience member) makes toward a speaker, performer, athlete, etc., that he or she does not like
CATCALL Defined for Kids
Definition of catcall for Students
: a sound like the cry of a cat or a noise expressing disapproval (as at a sports event)
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