Origin of heckle
OTHER WORDS FROM heckleheck·ler, noun
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How to use heckle in a sentence
Known on stage for his confrontational style, Gelman heckles the audience as much as they heckle him.Brett Gelman Has Dinner with Your Favorite TV Sidekicks|Rich Goldstein|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We go to the ball park, we heckle a pitcher who throws one bad pitch.Eliot Spitzer Mobbed by Press, Heckled at First Campaign Stop|David Freedlander|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Banners were waved and speakers were both cheered and jeered—opponents commonly turned up to heckle.The Lessons of the British Women’s Fight for the Vote|Frances Osborne|June 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A group of anti-monarchy protestors gathered in Montreal to heckle the young royals, holding up signs reading “Royal Parasites.”Will and Kate’s Excellent Adventure|The Daily Beast Video|July 8, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Please torment, harass, vex, heckle, and badger those two blockheads until they honor their commitments to my defense fund.John Grisham's Debut Short Story|John Grisham|October 26, 2009|DAILY BEAST
Upon an oblong plank a b, two circular or square blocks of wood c and d are fixed, in which the heckle teeth stand upright.
Whenever one half of the length of the strake of flax is heckled, it is turned round to heckle the other half.
It is next to be beaten, and passed once or twice over an ordinary heckle or stiff brush.
They set aside all thought of assisting their hapless brothers and sisters, while they heckle their unfortunate governors.How Canada was Won|F. S. Brereton
Heckling is combing it with a heckle or wooden comb; binnings are halters for cattle made of sprit or rushes.More English Fairy Tales|Various