With subtle hostility in an effort to hurt, annoy, or upset, particularly among women.
(informal) Smart and fashionable.
(informal) Resembling or characteristic of a cat.
‘a catty smell’;
A (unit of) weight used in China, generally standardized as half a kilogram.
Natural, as opposed to steroid enhanced
An East Indian Weight of 11/3 pounds.
Someone whose muscle gains are natural and not aided by the use of steroids
any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)
Neatly dressed; smart; trim; tidy; spruce.
marked by or arising from malice;
‘a catty remark’;
marked by smartness in dress and manners;
‘a dapper young man’; ‘a jaunty red hat’;
The catty, kati or jin (commonly in China), symbol 斤, is a traditional Chinese unit of mass used across East and Southeast Asia, notably for weighing food and other groceries in some wet markets, street markets, and shops. Related units include the picul, equal to 100 catties, and the tael (also spelled tahil, in Malay/Indonesian), which is 1⁄16 of a catty.
(of a person or an article of clothing) smart and fashionable
‘a natty blue blazer’;
well designed; clever
‘a palmtop computer with many natty features’;
(among Rastafarians) denoting hair that is uncombed or matted, as in dreadlocks.