Definition Of heckles


a heckling comment.

the meeting regularly dissolved into heckles

dress (flax or hemp) to split and straighten the fibers for spinning.

The first step is to heckle the fiber, combing the long fibers from the short.

interrupt (a public speaker) with derisive or aggressive comments or abuse.

he was booed and heckled when he tried to address the demonstrators

Example Of heckles

  • A young Japanese in the audience heckled him aggressively, but Kim admonished him by telling him ‘to listen to me.’

  • And here I see for the first time what makes a great heckle : passion.

  • And, you know, people don't like hecklers , but people want to see their political leaders or the spouses of political leaders show that they can rise above the bad guys.

  • At the full council meeting on October 20, a packed public gallery heckled Labour councillors and cheered opposition members throughout the two-hour debate on the future of the pool and school.

  • ‘A chimp could beat you in an election,’ one of the hecklers shot back.

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