cattle call


Definition of cattle call

: a mass audition (as of actors)

Examples of cattle call in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just to get into the league players go through a veritable cattle call known as the scouting combine. Paul Daugherty, The Enquirer, 3 Sep. 2021 After a cattle call of guest hosts, including Anderson Cooper, Robin Roberts, Aaron Rodgers, LeVar Burton and even Dr. Mehmet Oz, the announcement of the winner sent fans into a tailspin. New York Times, 14 Aug. 2021 Things went about as expected early Sunday during the first virtual cattle call of Democrats running for U.S. Senate. Bill Glauber, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 June 2021 This Friday, Pence will attend an early cattle call of potential Republican candidates not named Trump. USA Today, 6 May 2021 They are supposed to be a place where families can find compassion and most of all hope, but are basically a cattle call. Glamour, 22 Apr. 2021 In May, with all the cartoonists in town at the same time, the San Diego convention turned into a cattle call job interview. J.d. Crowe |, al, 14 Mar. 2021 The Combine: The league’s annual cattle call in Indianapolis runs from Feb. 23-March 2. Jim Mcbride,, 3 Feb. 2020 Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, Bernie Sanders, and Amy Klobuchar – are campaigning at public events, in addition to their stop at the party cattle call. Katie Ross Dominick, CBS News, 23 Aug. 2019 See More

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First Known Use of cattle call

1952, in the meaning defined above

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“Cattle call.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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