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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