Etymology
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catcall (n.)

also cat-call, 1650s, a type of noisemaker (Johnson describes it as a "squeaking instrument") used to express dissatisfaction in play-houses, from cat (n.) + call (n.); presumably because it sounded like an angry cat. As a verb, attested from 1734.

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Definitions of catcall
1
catcall (v.)
utter catcalls at;
2
catcall (n.)
a cry expressing disapproval;
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