verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- catbird seat,
- catch a tartar,
- catch as catch can,
- catch at,
- catch basin
Origin of catcall
Examples from the Web for catcall
Some folks say Emmett whistled at Carolyn as a manner of catcall, expressing his admiration.From Emmett Till to Jordan Davis, a Foolish, Lethal Fear of Black Teens|Joshua DuBois|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The soldier, addressed put a finger to the sound side of his mouth and uttered a catcall.The Burning Spear|John Galsworthy
The essayist, however, is disposed to hold that the catcall is originally a piece of English music.
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.