Some folks say Emmett whistled at Carolyn as a manner of catcall, expressing his admiration.
He found that antiquaries were much divided in opinion as to the origin of the catcall.
The conveyance of a catcall to the theatre evidences a predisposition to uproarious censure.
The essayist, however, is disposed to hold that the catcall is originally a piece of English music.
The soldier, addressed put a finger to the sound side of his mouth and uttered a catcall.