call an audible means: When you’re on a date or trying to meet someone at a bar, and one of the parties isn’t interested in you, “call an audible”. In order to soften their rejection, the uninterested party “calls an audible on” you. You will be able to hear their judgment on you or your actual position, without having to explain to them why they need to back down. (in Community Dictionary, added by Wilfredo Pérez)

What else does call an audible mean?

  • After considering all options and obstacles, to decide at the very last moment what you should do. This is a football play. The quarterback stands up at the line of scrimmage and sees an unexpected defensive alignment. He adjusts his game by shouting out a new play. (in Community Dictionary, added by Paloma Arroyo)