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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of heckle.

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Examples

  • Is it a coincidence that the only president that's been heckled is a black man.

    Aide: Obama doesn't think tea partiers are racist

  • The only reason you weren’t heckled, is because everybody was asleep.

    Think Progress » Fox News Slams Colbert: ‘Inappropriate,’ ‘Over the Line,’ ‘Not Very Funny’

  • Although I think that puts Ms. Hill at risk for being heckled, that is what happened when the essay was submitted, and since the state of Colorado requires such an assignment, she did the best that she could.

    Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Top Stories

  • If anyone other than a lib group "heckled"'the chosen one' (a.k.a. Baracula) we would have libs in the street gouging their eyeballs out with fear and outrage, screaming for someone's head on a platter.

    Obama Heckled over Don't Ask Don't Tell

  • She also got cranky several times: when her powerpoint remotes didn't work for a few seconds, when a bartender was apparently too noisily shaking a drink at one of the bars, and, most rudely, when she was "heckled" by those who had had enough of her new album.

    Dr. Jim Taylor: Natalie Merchant a Disappointment in Concert

  • The bloggers, in turn, are "heckled" by commenters, who then "heckle" one another in the comments section.

    Scott Shrake: The Heckling Order

  • Senator John McCain gets booed and kind of heckled at an event marking the death of Martin Luther King Jr.

    CNN Transcript Apr 4, 2008

  • Jack Straw, a man so unpleasant that even his son shuns his policies (although, the fact that he was dobbed in for cannabis possession by his own father may have something to do with it), was defending—probably ineptly and with a lie in every sentence—the government's Iraq policy, when Walter Wolfgang "heckled" him (if Jack thinks that's heckling, he should see a crap stand-up gig in Glasgow).

    Archive 2005-09-01

  • The new candidate for Parliamentary honors was "heckled," as it is called, at the hustings, or was interrupted continually while speaking, and questioned by his opponents as to the circumstances of his candidature, his father's connection with slavery, and his own views of capital punishment.

    The Grand Old Man

  • The interrelation of the present social order by which a milk or a water supply has to do with "big business" and with law, and "a garbage can is a metal utensil entirely surrounded by politics," requires some knowledge of these things on the part of men; especially if they are to be "heckled" in political campaigns by women voters.

    The Family and it's Members

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