cattiness cattiness

Definition(s):

  • (n) malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty

Usage(s):

  1. Ever since the primaries, Stevenson has been the victim of PTI'S oozy cattiness, its perennial substitute for straight reporting.
  2. As Miss Clarke was finishing the story, laughing at the cattiness of it, Regis Toomey passed her table.
  3. They have distorted news stories to back their hunches, ridiculed prominent women with consummate cattiness and indulged their personal likes and dislikes in puffs and snubs.

News

  • Royce Reed Laughs at Evelyn Lozada’s Diss

    *Girls will be girls. But whores, they be on some other ish. Wait, that wasn’t proper. Let’s throw this car in reverse, shall we? The original “Basketball Wives” are sweet, classy, upstanding, sophisticated ladies. Hmm…wow, suddenly, lying doesn’t seem so easy. Anyone who has ever seen the show knows that cattiness is contagious. The turmoil [...]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: EURweb

Quotes

  1. South African beauty Theron says, "That was a comment the writer made, and he said that I'd said it. That's not my style. I don't like that kind of cattiness. Women shouldn't go against women. I tried to make contact with her. I sent her flowers...
    on Oct 21, 2005 By: Charlize Theron Source: Contactmusic.com

  2. "The value and the power that is derived from friendship, from real good girl friendship, is a gift that we don't see enough in entertainment," Shields said. "We see cattiness and pettiness and bitchiness. What these women say is, we really...
    on Feb 5, 2008 By: Brooke Shields Source: 24 Hours Vancouver

  3. "Literally every interview, the (cattiness question) comes up," says Harmon. "I have to scratch my head. Everyone works together and gets along. This is a good group."
    on Nov 14, 2007 By: Angie Harmon Source: USA Today

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