QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Origin of catchall
Words nearby catchall
Example sentences from the Web for catchall
They took “carel” and spat out the word “curry” as a catchall for the food their local cooks would make for them.
Tracking assignments in a written planner allows students to keep all their assignments in one streamlined place and acts as a catchall, particularly when they have teachers who communicate in different ways.How to help kids adapt to the chaos that is hybrid learning|Ana Homayoun|March 25, 2021|Washington Post
Defensive runs saved, a catchall FanGraphs metric that measures players in relation to the average, ranks Schwarber as baseball’s second-worst left fielder since 2017.Signing Kyle Schwarber puts a spotlight on Victor Robles’s defense|Jesse Dougherty|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
Instead, it decided to pass the issue to the higher-level group, with members divided over how to address the impact on salaries in areas that would move out of a city zone into the catchall zone.Federal salaries are lower than the private sector by 23 percent, advisory council reports|Eric Yoder|October 22, 2020|Washington Post
Part of the problem is that AGI is a catchall for the hopes and fears surrounding an entire technology.Artificial general intelligence: Are we close, and does it even make sense to try?|Will Heaven|October 15, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Kocurek said he was told he had been terminated “for cause,” a catchall term that allows dismissal for just about any reason.Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An accusation of witchcraft is vague enough to serve as a kind of catchall for discontent.Will Saudi Arabia Execute Guest Workers for 'Witchcraft'?|Michael Schulson|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This department is a catchall for a lot of items, and it hides a lot of leaks and wastes in business.Dollars and Sense|Col. Wm. C. Hunter
The IMF's propensity to provide a "catchall" one-measure-fits-all panacea is nothing short of shortsighted and disastrous.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
Most of you in this Chamber didn't know what was in this catchall bill and report.
British Dictionary definitions for catchall
- something designed to cover a variety of situations or possibilities
- (as modifier)a catch-all clause