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Word: catcall

Definition: shout of disapproval or displeasure (made at the theater or a sports match); boo; V.


More Vocab Words

::: solemnity - seriousness; gravity
::: noxious - harmful; CF. obnoxious
::: moratorium - legal delay of payment or action; Ex. declare moratorium on the building of new houses
::: hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
::: sage - person celebrated for wisdom; wise person; ADJ: wise
::: transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
::: obese - excessively fat; N. obesity
::: linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
::: stamina - power of endurance; strength; staying power
::: contortions - twistings; distortions; V. contort: twist violently out of shape; CF. contortionist