heckle (Meaning)

Wordnet

heckle (n)

a comb for separating flax fibers

Wordnet

heckle (v)

comb with a heckle

challenge aggressively

Webster

heckle (n. & v. t.)

Same as Hackle.

Webster

heckle (v. t.)

To interrogate, or ply with questions, esp. with severity or antagonism, as a candidate for the ministry.

heckle Sentence Examples

  1. The comedian skillfully deflected a heckle by incorporating it into his routine.
  2. The speaker was persistently heckled by the unruly crowd.
  3. The politician's speech was interrupted numerous times by hecklers.
  4. The hecklers tried to disrupt the concert with their constant interruptions.
  5. The singer paused mid-song to address the hecklers and request their silence.
  6. The audience grew impatient as the hecklers continued to interrupt the performance.
  7. The moderator struggled to maintain order as hecklers shouted questions from the floor.
  8. The host politely asked the heckler to refrain from interrupting the interview.
  9. The professor's lecture was met with occasional heckles from students who disagreed with his views.
  10. The hecklers' voices rose above the applause, creating an atmosphere of discord.

FAQs About the word heckle

a comb for separating flax fibers, comb with a heckle, challenge aggressivelySame as Hackle., To interrogate, or ply with questions, esp. with severity or antag

tease,taunt, mock, jeer, ridicule, annoy, try, bait, needle, irritate

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The comedian skillfully deflected a heckle by incorporating it into his routine.

The speaker was persistently heckled by the unruly crowd.

The politician's speech was interrupted numerous times by hecklers.

The hecklers tried to disrupt the concert with their constant interruptions.