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cat·call

 (kăt′kôl′)
n.
A harsh or shrill call or whistle expressing derision or disapproval.
v. cat·called, cat·call·ing, cat·calls
v.tr.
To express derision or disapproval of with catcalls.
v.intr.
To make catcalls.

catcall

(ˈkætˌkɔːl)
n
a shrill whistle or cry expressing disapproval, as at a public meeting, etc
vb
to utter such a call (at); deride with catcalls
ˈcatˌcaller n

cat•call

(ˈkætˌkɔl)

n.
1. a shrill sound or raucous shout expressing disapproval at a theater, meeting, etc.
v.i.
2. to sound catcalls.
v.t.
3. to express disapproval of by catcalls.
[1650–60]
cat′call`er, n.

catcall


Past participle: catcalled
Gerund: catcalling

Imperative
catcall
catcall
Present
I catcall
you catcall
he/she/it catcalls
we catcall
you catcall
they catcall
Preterite
I catcalled
you catcalled
he/she/it catcalled
we catcalled
you catcalled
they catcalled
Present Continuous
I am catcalling
you are catcalling
he/she/it is catcalling
we are catcalling
you are catcalling
they are catcalling
Present Perfect
I have catcalled
you have catcalled
he/she/it has catcalled
we have catcalled
you have catcalled
they have catcalled
Past Continuous
I was catcalling
you were catcalling
he/she/it was catcalling
we were catcalling
you were catcalling
they were catcalling
Past Perfect
I had catcalled
you had catcalled
he/she/it had catcalled
we had catcalled
you had catcalled
they had catcalled
Future
I will catcall
you will catcall
he/she/it will catcall
we will catcall
you will catcall
they will catcall
Future Perfect
I will have catcalled
you will have catcalled
he/she/it will have catcalled
we will have catcalled
you will have catcalled
they will have catcalled
Future Continuous
I will be catcalling
you will be catcalling
he/she/it will be catcalling
we will be catcalling
you will be catcalling
they will be catcalling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been catcalling
you have been catcalling
he/she/it has been catcalling
we have been catcalling
you have been catcalling
they have been catcalling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been catcalling
you will have been catcalling
he/she/it will have been catcalling
we will have been catcalling
you will have been catcalling
they will have been catcalling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been catcalling
you had been catcalling
he/she/it had been catcalling
we had been catcalling
you had been catcalling
they had been catcalling
Conditional
I would catcall
you would catcall
he/she/it would catcall
we would catcall
you would catcall
they would catcall
Past Conditional
I would have catcalled
you would have catcalled
he/she/it would have catcalled
we would have catcalled
you would have catcalled
they would have catcalled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.catcall - a cry expressing disapproval
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
Verb1.catcall - utter catcalls at
deride - treat or speak of with contempt; "He derided his student's attempt to solve the biggest problem in mathematics"

catcall

noun
Any of various derisive sounds of disapproval:
Translations
صَفيرُ اسْتِهْجان
pískání
hujenpiben
baul
piskot
ıslıkyuhalama

catcall

[ˈkætkɔːl] (Theat etc)
A. N catcallssilbido msing
B. VIsilbar

catcall

[ˈkætkɔːl] n (= jeer) → sifflet m

catcall

[ˈkætˌkɔːl]
1. n (at meeting) → fischio
2. vifischiare

cat

(kӕt) noun
1. a small, four-legged, fur-covered animal often kept as a pet. a Siamese cat.
2. a large wild animal of the same family (eg tiger, lion etc). the big cats.
ˈcatty adjective
spiteful, malicious. She's catty even about her best friend; catty remarks.
ˈcatcall noun
a shrill whistle showing disagreement or disapproval. the catcalls of the audience.
ˈcatfish noun
any of a family of scaleless fish with long feelers round the mouth.
ˈcatgut noun
a kind of cord made from the intestines of sheep etc, used for violin strings etc.
ˌcat's-ˈeye noun
a small, thick piece of glass fixed in the surface of a road to reflect light and guide drivers at night.
ˈcatsuit noun
a woman's close-fitting one-piece trouser suit.
ˈcattail noun
a tall plant that grows in wet places, with flowers shaped like a cat's tail.
let the cat out of the bag
to let a secret become known unintentionally.
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