how to pronounce catty


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catty is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of catty in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… just very catty so let's continue this …”

meanings of catty


  1. With subtle hostility in an effort to hurt, annoy, or upset, particularly among women.
  2. Resembling or characteristic of a cat.


  1. A (unit of) weight used in China, generally standardized as half a kilogram.
  2. A catapult.


  1. The borough of Catasauqua in Pennsylvania.

catty frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word catty occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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