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Meaning of CATTY

Pronunciation:  'katee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any of various units of weight used in SE Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)
  2. [adj]  marked by or arising from malice; "a catty remark"

CATTY is a 5 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bitchy, cattie, cattish, malevolent, malicious
 See Also: weight, weight unit



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cat"ty\, n. [Malay kat[=i]. See {Caddy}.]
An East Indian Weight of 11/3 pounds.

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