- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)adj. attractive, melodious, memorable. See attention.II(Roget's IV) modif.
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Catchy — Catch y, a. 1. Apt or tending to catch the fancy or attention; catching; taking; as, catchy music. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Tending to catch or insnare; entangling; usually used fig.; as, a catchy question. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. Consisting of … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
catchy — UK US /ˈkætʃi/ adjective ► MARKETING catchy music or words are pleasing and easy to remember, like the sort often used in advertising: a catchy slogan/jingle/name »The best ads attract World Wide Web surfers with snappy graphics and catchy… … Financial and business terms
catchy — [kach′ē] adj. catchier, catchiest 1. catching attention; arousing interest 2. easily caught up and remembered [a catchy tune] 3. meant to trick; tricky 4. spasmodic; fitful catchiness n … English World dictionary
catchy — index attractive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
catchy — (adj.) 1831, from CATCH (Cf. catch) (v.) + Y (Cf. y) (2). Considered colloquial at first … Etymology dictionary
catchy — [adj] captivating, addictive fetching, haunting, having a good hook*, memorable, popular; concept 544 Ant. boring, dull, ignorable … New thesaurus
catchy — ► ADJECTIVE (catchier, catchiest) ▪ (of a tune or phrase) instantly appealing and memorable. DERIVATIVES catchiness noun … English terms dictionary
catchy — adjective (catchier; est) Date: 1831 1. a. tending to catch the interest or attention < a catchy title > b. easily retained in the memory < a catchy melody > 2. fitful, irregular … New Collegiate Dictionary
catchy — catchiness, n. /kach ee/, adj., catchier, catchiest. 1. pleasing and easily remembered: a catchy tune. 2. likely to attract interest or attention: a catchy title for a movie. 3. tricky; deceptive: a catchy question. 4. occurring in snatches;… … Universalium
catchy — catch•y [[t]ˈkætʃ i[/t]] adj. catch•i•er, catch•i•est 1) pleasing and easily remembered: a catchy tune[/ex] 2) likely to attract interest or attention: a catchy title[/ex] 3) tricky; deceptive: a catchy question[/ex] 4) occurring in snatches;… … From formal English to slang
catchy — catch|y [ˈkætʃi] adj a catchy tune or phrase is easy to remember ▪ a catchy song ▪ catchy advertising slogans … Dictionary of contemporary English