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adjective as in nasty, malicious

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Glaser and the rest of the production team seemed determined to avoid making the women look stupid or catty.

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Rip-and-reads of “Battle for the Soul” have grabbed anecdotes that make the participants look selfish or catty.

“Catty, petty, and self-serving,” is how one of those way-right-of-center folk described Geithner to me.

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.

Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) and Nolan (Gabriel Mann) are as catty and delightful as ever, but the rest of the show feels tired.

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.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to catty, such as: rancorous, spiteful, evil, mean, backbiting, and hateful.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.