cattiness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cattiness malevolence by virtue of being malicious or spiteful or nasty
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Usage

In literature:

You're not one of those catty creatures!
"The Climbers" by Clyde Fitch
She had objected to Felix as too catty like, and Isadore she had said was as bad as Is-a-window.
"Two Knapsacks" by John Campbell
People are rather catty about it.
"The Danger Mark" by Robert W. Chambers
Now go on and think I'm catty, which I suppose I am!
"Murder at Bridge" by Anne Austin
I would almost have preferred her to be catty.
"Set in Silver" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
But don't believe all the catty talk you hear, Gordon.
"The Yukon Trail" by William MacLeod Raine
Intriguing, cold, ambitious, catty.
"The Guests Of Hercules" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
How any man can love a catty creature like that, beats me out.
"Dulcibel" by Henry Peterson
Don't bore him with your fight with the grocer or the catty things Mrs. X said at bridge or afternoon tea.
"The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book" by Various
You don't know how catty I can feel sometimes.
"A Mating in the Wilds" by Ottwell Binns
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In poetry:

A Birdie cocked his little head,
Winked his eye at me and said,
“Say, are you a Pussy Willer,
Or just a Kitty-Catty pillar?”
"An Inquiry" by Oliver Herford
By shore of the inland lake,
Where surgeless water shoves,
The seagulls have their nests," he said,
"As low as catties' hooves."
"The Poet" by Padraic Colum

In news:

Anna Cattie , candidate for Quakertown School Board, Region 3.
Casey Cattie Wins Cat Country's Texaco Country Showdown.
The winner was Casey Cattie .
Cattie now advances to the New Jersey/ Pennsylvania Finals, which will be held September 9th at Hershey Park with Josh Gracin as the special guest.
Study plumbs new lows in female cattiness .
'Glee': When Cancer, Cattiness , and Justin Bieber Combine.
Why Do Women Act Catty .
Catty study might help U.S. Knoxville News Sentinel.
5 secrets to dealing with a catty friend.
Catty vs Pen Argyl football.
Spirits high at Catty High entering district football.
Bangor vs Catty in high school football.
'Cougar' billboard gets catty response from your mom.
Taylor Swift's Fans Get a Little Catty in Australia.
It's "Desperate Housewives,"Texas-style, with catty "GCB".
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