adjective, adverb Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S.
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Example sentences from the Web for cattywampus
“Catty, petty, and self-serving,” is how one of those way-right-of-center folk described Geithner to me.Ex-Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner Relives College Glory Days|Olivia Nuzzi|May 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Catty quips about style choices are met with irrational exuberance over over-hyped new designs.
At a local poker club catty corner from the Lenin statue, players were dismissive of the pro-Russia protestors.
I meet one for drinks at a hip Spanish restaurant catty corner from the European Square.Slouching Towards Maidan: An American Hair-Trader Reflects On Ukraine’s Protests|Vijai Maheshwari|December 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) and Nolan (Gabriel Mann) are as catty and delightful as ever, but the rest of the show feels tired.‘Breaking Bad’ Finale, ‘Homeland’ Premiere: How to Survive DVRmageddon|Jason Lynch|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She is a nice little girl though, is Catty—the double-distilled essence of good-nature.
Catty Clowrie watched them and the captain, and the game too, noting everything, and making no mistakes.
Catty Clowrie was standing in her own doorway, but Cherrie did not stop to speak, only nodded, and knocked at Mrs. Marsh's door.
Did Miss Catty Clowrie, standing unheeded by, with ears as sharp as lances, hear this very straightforward avowal?
Any skirmish in a women's organization is referred to women and their catty ways.Life's Minor Collisions|Frances Warner