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(a) catty remark

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  • catty — adj Spiteful. She made a catty remark that upset Linda. 1950s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • remark — I n. 1) to drop, make a remark 2) a biting, catty, caustic, cutting, nasty, scathing remark 3) a casual; complimentary; cryptic; derogatory; facetious; flattering; impertinent; inane; indiscreet; off the cuff; passing; pithy; pointed; reassuring; …   Combinatory dictionary

  • remark — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, passing ▪ occasional ▪ casual, chance, off the cuff, throwaway ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • catty — adj. Catty is used with these nouns: ↑remark …   Collocations dictionary

  • meow — /mee ow , myow/, n. 1. the characteristic sound a cat makes. 2. a spiteful or catty remark. v.i. 3. to make the sound of a cat. 4. to make a spiteful or catty remark. Also, miaow, miaou, miaul. [1870 75; imit.] * * * …   Universalium

  • meow — me•ow [[t]miˈaʊ, myaʊ[/t]] n. 1) the characteristic sound a cat makes 2) a spiteful or catty remark 3) to make the sound of a cat 4) to make a spiteful or catty remark • Etymology: 1870–75; imit …   From formal English to slang

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