Call and Whistle


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Call verb – To demand or request the presence or service of.
Usage example: rushed to call a repairman when the furnace broke

Whistle and call are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Whistle" instead the word "Call" as a verb or a noun.
Nearby Words: calling, called, caller, callback, callable
Synonyms for Call


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Whistle verb – Make a whining, ringing, or whistling sound.
Call and whistle are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Call" instead the word "Whistle" as a verb or a noun.
Nearby Words: whistled, whist, whistling, whistler
Synonyms for Whistle

Both words in one sentence

  • Western Animation / The Huckleberry Hound Show They start their day of stealing Huck's corn and him trying to chase them off with the morning whistle and call it all off at the evening one.
  • Sometimes Jerry would use a whistle to call on Muscles (Jerry's gangster cousin) instead.
    Source: Just Whistle
  • Animaniacs call of "Helllooooo Nurse" uses the same cadence even though it isn't technically a whistle.
    Source: Wolf Whistle
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