noun see heckle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Heckler — Koch Pour les articles homonymes, voir Koch et HK. Heckler Koch est une firme d armement allemande qui produit en particulier les pistolets mitrailleurs MP5 et MP7, les fusils d assaut HK G36 et HK G3 et le fusil de précision PSG 1. Les armes à… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Heckler — steht für Heckler Koch, ein Waffenhersteller Joseph Heckler (1786–1857), deutscher Jurist, Politiker und Heimatforscher in Bensheim Edmund Heckler (1906–1960), deutscher Ingenieur Margaret Heckler, eine US amerikanische Politikerin The Heckler… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • heckler — agent noun from HECKLE (Cf. heckle) (v.); mid 15c., from late 13c., as a surname (Will. le Hekelere). Modern sense of one from the audience who taunts a public speaker is from 1885. Fem. form hekelstere is attested from c.1500 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Heckler — A heckler is a person who shouts a disparaging comment at a performance or event, or interrupting set piece speeches, for example at a political meeting.OriginThe term originates from the textile trade, where to heckle was to tease or comb out… …   Wikipedia

  • heckler — noun Agent noun of heckle; one who heckles; somebody who insults, makes fun of, or teases. The juggler always seemed to have a heckler or two in the crowd on Saturdays. See Also: hecklers veto …   Wiktionary

  • heckler — heckle ► VERB ▪ interrupt (a public speaker) with derisive comments or abuse. ► NOUN ▪ an instance of heckling. DERIVATIVES heckler noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «dress (flax or hemp) with a comb to split and straighten the fibres»: from a …   English terms dictionary

  • heckler — See heckle. * * * …   Universalium

  • heckler — heck·ler || heklÉ™(r) n. one who badgers, harasser …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heckler — heck·ler …   English syllables

  • heckler — See: heckle …   English dictionary

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