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English definition of “wolf whistle”

wolf whistle

noun [C]     /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 .Sexual attractionAttractiveSounds made by humans with their mouths wolf-whistle     verb [I] Builders are renowned for wolf-whistling at any woman who walks by.Sexual attractionAttractive
(Definition of wolf whistle noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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