Cathy

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cathy (plural Cathys or Cathies)

  1. A diminutive form of Catherine and of its variant forms, also used as a formal given name in the 20th century.
    • 1847, Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights, Chapter XVII
      It was named Catherine, but he never called it the name in full, as he had never called the first Catherine short, probably because Heathcliff had a habit of doing so. The little one was always Cathy, it formed to him a distinction from the mother, and yet, a connection with her;

Anagrams[edit]