Definition of 'heckle'
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They inevitably fail whereupon they must face some largely unfunny audience heckling. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The audience heckled him back into his seat. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was heckled by the audience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She'd get heckled and shouted at. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But he took an active part in the seminar, joining the rest of the audience in heckling the speaker. Infinite in All Directions (1989)A drunken fan had been heckling Woods. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They feared if a member of the audience heckled or booed, the star's devoted followers could kick off. The Sun (2014)
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Used Rarely. heckle is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'heckle'
British English: heckle VERB
If people in an audience heckle public speakers or performers, they interrupt them, for example by making rude remarks.
They heckled him and interrupted his address with angry questions.
Definition of heckle from the Collins English Dictionary
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