crank call


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Noun1.crank call - a hostile telephone call (from a crank)crank call - a hostile telephone call (from a crank)
call, phone call, telephone call - a telephone connection; "she reported several anonymous calls"; "he placed a phone call to London"; "he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call"
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Appel's preliminary composition, Phoning Home, focused upon incidences taking place during the author's seventh summer; which for his household was a period in which his family was agitated with the nettlesome attentions of a crank call artist.
The girls glide through life, and though there are occasions of modest concern, such as when they are prohibited from working together in German class or when they place a crank call, there is nothing terribly deep here.
I was so like Manuel from Fawlty Towers, I expect a crank call from Russell Brand any second.
So if you are bored feel free to send her abusive messages or do a crank call, its obviously what she's into," (sic) his post read as he included the number.
While reviewing helpline number 100, the Home Secretary directed that whenever a call is received, the nearest PCR vehicle must reach and investigate the cause except where prima-facie, it is a crank call.
They have apologised for the crank call and are reportedly receiving psychological counselling to deal with the consequences of their actions.
All it took was a crank call to send reason to fly out of the windows.
Not since poor Drew Barrymore answered a crank call in Scream has a film exploited stereotypes with such lip-smacking glee, and subverted our expectations at every blood-spattered turn.
Not since Drew Barrymore answered a crank call in Scream has a film exploited stereotypes with such lip-smacking glee, and subverted our expectations at every blood-spattered turn.
Not since poor Drew Barrymore answered a crank call in Scream has a film exploited stereotypes with such glee, and subverted our expectations at every blood-spattered turn.
a) Rocky b) Die Hard c) Crank CALL 0901 609 2900 and follow instructions.
It would be wrong for us to vote with our feet on something thatmay be just a crank call.