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wolf whistle

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈwʊlfˌwɪs.l̩/
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.
wolf-whistle
verb [I] uk   us  
Builders are renowned for wolf-whistling at any woman who walks by.
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