heckler

[ hek-ler, hek-uh-ler ]
/ ˈhɛk lər, ˈhɛk ə lər /

noun

a person who harasses a public speaker or performer with impertinent questions, insults, etc.:As a comedian, you have to face any hecklers in the crowd head-on and deal with them, because if you don't, they can take over the show.

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