wolf whistle

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wolf whistle

n.
A typically two-note whistle made as an often unsolicited expression of sexual attention.

wolf whistle v.

wolf whistle

n
(Music, other) a whistle made by a man to express admiration of a woman's appearance
vb
(Music, other) (when: intr, sometimes foll by at) to make such a whistle (at someone)

wolf′ whis`tle


n.
a whistle consisting of two gliding tones, uttered by a male to express appreciation of a female's appearance.
Translations

wolf whistle

(inf)
nbewundernder Pfiff; they gave her a wolf whistlesie pfiffen ihr nach
vinachpfeifen

wolf whistle

n he gave her a wolf whistlele ha fischiato dietro
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