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Catching vs. Catchy

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Catchingadjective

(informal) contagious

Catchyadjective

Instantly appealing and memorable (of a tune or phrase).

Catchingadjective

captivating; alluring; catchy

Catchyadjective

Tending to catch or ensnare; entangling.

‘a catchy question’;

Catchingnoun

The action of the verb catch.

Catchyadjective

(dated) Consisting of, or occurring in, disconnected parts or snatches; changeable.

‘a catchy wind’;

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Catchingadjective

Infectious; contagious.

Catchyadjective

contagious

Catchingadjective

Captivating; alluring.

Catchyadjective

Apt or tending to catch the fancy or attention; catching; taking; as, catchy music.

Catchingnoun

The act of seizing or taking hold of.

Catchyadjective

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

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Catchingnoun

(baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team

Catchyadjective

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.’;

Catchingnoun

the act of detecting something; catching sight of something

Catchyadjective

having concealed difficulty;

‘a catchy question’; ‘a tricky recipe to follow’;

Catchingnoun

becoming infected;

‘catching cold is sometimes unavoidable’; ‘the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic’;

Catchyadjective

likely to attract attention;

‘a catchy title for a movie’;

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Catchingadjective

(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection

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