catty catty  /ˈkæ ti/


  1. (n) any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)
  2. (adj) marked by or arising from malice



  1. All of the above, consolidated into an irrational groupthink and pressurized by a joyously catty media.
  2. If I may be catty, Sweden doesn't have anything else.
  3. The world of lite juggling can be a political and even somewhat catty place.


  1. Bob Thomas set the right tone for the Rough Riders

    A talented player in his own right, Catty's coach pushed the right buttons in leading team to first title since 1981. Catasauqua softball coach Bob Thomas is generally a quiet, low-key guy.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

  2. Now UCLA is offering football scholarships to 8th graders, and they picked a Texas QB

    In the latest case of USC and UCLA engaging in a catty war of “anything you can do, I can do bigger,” the Bruins responded to word that USC handed a scholarship offer to eighth grade wide receiver by offering a scholarship to an eighth grade quarterback from another state. Continue reading ?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Prep Rally via Yahoo! Sports

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  1. "In case you're wondering what we all do here during the commercial breaks," Jon Stewart said at the Oscars last night, "mostly we just sit around making catty remarks about the outfits you're wearing at home. That's right, it cuts both ways,...
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Jon Stewart Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. "I can see a bit of Catty in him, in terms of his vision of the game, which is very clear. I see Riki as an out-and-out threat playing at 12 and he talks well too," said Wilkinson. "When you are a bit wider in the 12 position you have a bit...
    on Feb 12, 2010 By: Jonny Wilkinson Source: Sky News

  3. "The old movie is very bitchy, very catty, very unkind to women. Sixty to 70 years have passed, and, hopefully, we have the same wit and the same taste and still make it more a celebration of women," English says.
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Diane English Source: Los Angeles Times

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