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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Catcall  \Cat"call`\,  n. 
  A  sound  like  the  cry  of  a  cat,  such  as  is  made  in  playhouses 
  to  express  dissatisfaction  with  a  play;  also  a  small  shrill 
  instrument  for  making  such  a  noise. 
 
  Upon  the  rising  of  the  curtain.  I  was  very  much 
  surprised  with  the  great  consort  of  catcalls  which  was 
  exhibited.  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  catcall 
  n  :  a  cry  expressing  disapproval 
  v  :  utter  catcalls  at 




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