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English definition of “heckle”

heckle

verb [I or T]     /ˈhek.l̩/
to interrupt a public speech or performance with loud unfriendly statements or questions : A few angry locals started heckling (the speaker ).Interrupting and preventing from speaking heckler     /-lər/ US  /-lɚ/ noun [C] The heckler was ejected from the hall by a couple of police officers .Speakers and talkers
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