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heck·le

 (hĕk′əl)
tr.v. heck·led, heck·ling, heck·les
1. To try to embarrass and annoy (someone speaking or performing in public) by questions, gibes, or objections; badger.
2. To comb (flax or hemp) with a hatchel.

[Middle English hekelen, to comb with a hatchel, from hekel, hatchel, from Middle Dutch; see keg- in Indo-European roots.]

heck′ler n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.heckler - someone who tries to embarrass you with gibes and questions and objectionsheckler - someone who tries to embarrass you with gibes and questions and objections
bad hat, mischief-maker, trouble maker, troublemaker, troubler - someone who deliberately stirs up trouble
Translations

heckler

[ˈhɛklər] nélément m perturbateur

heckler

nZwischenrufer(in) m(f), → Störer(in) m(f) (pej)

heckler

[ˈhɛkləʳ] ndisturbatore/trice
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