adjective, cat·ti·er, cat·ti·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM cattycat·ti·ly, adverbcat·ti·ness, noun
Definition for catty (2 of 2)
noun, plural cat·ties.
Origin of catty2
Example sentences from the Web for catty
She knows, for example, that in the north side of Chicago, there are pharmacies practically catty-corner to each other—which is great for those who live there.How cities can fill the gaps in Covid-19 vaccine communication|Katherine Ellen Foley|January 25, 2021|Quartz
When Ben Sherwood, the new head of Disney/ABC TV Group, joined the network as its news chief in 2010, much cattiness ensued.Privilege and Power: The Rise and Rise of Ben Sherwood|Lloyd Grove|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It's hard, of course, to get too worked up about anyone's cattiness towards Coulter, but Baron is pretty consistently vicious.
New Jersey evokes a more suburban, strip-mall variety of cattiness, with press-on nails in place of claws.
Mrs. Vandervelde was not above the innate feminine cattiness.The Purple Heights|Marie Conway Oemler