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Definition of heckle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

heckle

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈhɛkl//
 
[transitive, intransitive] heckle (somebody)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they heckle
 
he / she / it heckles
 
past simple heckled
 
-ing form heckling
 
 
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to interrupt a speaker at a public meeting by shouting out questions or rude remarks He was booed and heckled throughout his speech.
NAmE//ˈhɛklər//
 
noun
 
noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: heckle