Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: catcall

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


More Vocab Words

::: decelerate - slow down
::: inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
::: umbrage - resentment; anger; sense of injury or insult; Ex. take umbrage at his rudeness
::: caldron - (cauldron) large kettle
::: sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
::: florid - ruddy; (of a complexion) reddish; flowery; very ornate; CF. rose
::: derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
::: slack - moving slowly; sluggish; inactive; (of a rope) loose; negligent; lax; Ex. slack season; Ex. slack in one's work; N. V.
::: unexceptionable - entirely acceptable; not offering any basis for criticism
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure