call-out

[ kawl-out ]
/ ˈkɔlˌaʊt /

noun

an act or instance of calling out.
an order to report for emergency or special work, especially at an unusual time or place.
a letter, number, or other device for identifying or calling attention to a particular part of an illustration.
a challenge to a duel.

Nearby words

  1. call-and-response,
  2. call-board,
  3. call-exner body,
  4. call-in,
  5. call-in pay,
  6. call-up,
  7. calla,
  8. callable,
  9. callaghan,
  10. callaghan, morley

Origin of call-out

First recorded in 1885–90; noun use of verb phrase call out

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