cattle call

noun

Definition of cattle call

:a mass audition (as of actors)

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First Known Use of cattle call

1952


CATTLE CALL Defined for English Language Learners

cattle call

noun

Definition of cattle call for English Language Learners

  • : an audition for actors in a movie, television show, etc.


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