- Pronunciation Spelling. got you (used to indicate comprehension, to exultingly point out a blunder, etc.).
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Examples from the Web for gotcha
The show offers no cathartic “gotcha” moments, no easy answers, and no rapid-fire dialogue.
There are no cathartic ‘gotcha’ moments, no easy answers, and no rapid-fire dialogue.
Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama tried to catch Yellen in a gotcha.Janet Yellen Succeeds in the Senate Without Really Trying
November 14, 2013
Rather than press the matter further, Graham answers, “I gotcha.”Chuck Hagel’s Confirmation Hearing: Live Updates (VIDEO)
January 31, 2013
Hebraists will want to shout "gotcha" at my mistranslation but that will show they haven't been watching the news.New Words For A New War
November 19, 2012
Word Origin and History for gotcha
by 1913, colloquial pronunciation of "(I have) got you."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper