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English definition of “wolf whistle”

wolf whistle

noun [C] uk   /ˈwʊlfˌwɪs.l̩/ us  
a short, high sound, followed by a longer sound that drops from high to low, that is made when you see a person who you find sexually attractive: The last time she went out wearing those ripped jeans she got several wolf whistles.Sexual attractionAttractiveSounds made by humans with their mouths
wolf-whistle
verb [I] uk   us  
Builders are renowned for wolf-whistling at any woman who walks by.Sexual attractionAttractive
(Definition of wolf whistle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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