Definition of Catcalls

1. Noun. (plural of catcall) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of catcall) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Catcalls

1. catcall [v] - See also: catcall

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Catcalls

catbird seats
catbirds
catboat
catboats
catbox
catboxes
catbriers
catcall
catcalled
catcaller
catcallers
catcalling
catcalls (current term)
catcatcher
catch
catch-all
catch-as-catch-can
catch-basin
catch-basins
catch-breath
catch-breaths
catch-meadow
catch-meadows
catch-phrase
catch-phrases
catch-up
catch-ups

Literary usage of Catcalls

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1. The Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Moses Coit Tyler (1897)
"... and the Whigs all hanged or reduced to slavery—The indignant reply of Honorius is drowned in Tory catcalls— The meeting breaks up in confusion. VI. ..."

2. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. by James Boswell, Arnold Glover (1901)
"IRENE, and gave me the following account: " Before the curtain drew up, there were catcalls whistling, which alarmed Johnson's friends. ..."

3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"Have you no pit-pat hopes and fears, Roast-beef, and catcalls ... Sticks clatter, catcalls scream, " Encore "* Cocks crow, pit hisses, galleries roar: E'en ..."

4. Kleists Lustspiel"der zerbrochene Krug" auf der Bühne: As Seen in by Gustav Buchtenkirch, Augustus Pitou (1914)
"At the end of the song as they bowed themselves off the stage the audience indulged in catcalls, whistling, and shouts of derision, and they were about to ..."

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