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Meaning of CATCHY

Pronunciation:  'kachee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  likely to attract attention; "a catchy title for a movie"
  2. [adj]  having concealed difficulty; "a catchy question"; "a tricky recipe to follow"

CATCHY is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: appealing, attention-getting, difficult, hard, tricky



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Catch"y\, a.
1. Apt or tending to catch the fancy or attention; catching;
   taking; as, catchy music.

2. Tending to catch or insnare; entangling; -- usually used
   fig.; as, a catchy question.

3. Consisting of, or occuring in, disconnected parts or
   snatches; changeable; as, a catchy wind.

         It [the fox's scent] is . . . flighty or catchy, if
         variable.                             --Encyc. of

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