[ kuh-tous ]

  1. New England. a noisy disturbance; commotion.

Origin of catouse

First recorded in 1855–60; probably ca- + touse

Words Nearby catouse Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use catouse in a sentence

  • Frenchy, now—him that worked for us—druv over f'om the Merriam place to know 'f 'twas true that city folks made a catouse over ye.

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