catching

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

catching

  1. Present participle of catch.

Noun[edit]

catching (countable and uncountable, plural catchings)

  1. The action of the verb catch.
    • 1819, Bartholomew Parr, The London Medical Dictionary
      Though catchings of the breath and occasional syncope appear in the more early stages, yet they only become considerable and dangerous in the later []

Adjective[edit]

catching (comparative more catching, superlative most catching)

  1. (informal) contagious
  2. captivating; alluring

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