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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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The Quezon City police has identified the two policemen who were accused of wolf-whistling at a woman along Katipunan Avenue, Radyo Inquirer 990 AM reported on Thursday.
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Some police forces in England have begun treating wolf-whistling as a hate crime.
WOLF-whistling will be prosecuted as a hate crime of misogynism by Nottinghamshire police.
Nottinghamshire Police is the first force in the UK to expand the definition of hate crime to include things like wolf-whistling, meaning it can be reported and investigated.
Wolf-whistling isn't nice (unless you're over 50 and pathetically grateful for any indication you might still be attractive).
A BUILDER questioned by police for wolf-whistling at a young woman has hit back - claiming he was paying her a "compliment".
WHAT a fuss Alicia Melville-Smith, pictured above, is making about a driver wolf-whistling at her while she was walking down the street.
Housebuilders George Wimpey are banning their brickies at their sites in Bristol from wolf-whistling.
A leading building firm today announced a ban on its brickies wolf-whistling at women, saying the "outdated" tradition had become a distraction for young househunters.
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