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Wordnet 3.0


1. having concealed difficulty;
- Example: "a catchy question"
- Example: "a tricky recipe to follow"
[syn: catchy, tricky]

2. likely to attract attention;
- Example: "a catchy title for a movie"
[syn: attention-getting, catchy]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Catchy \Catch"y\, a. 1. Apt or tending to catch the fancy or attention; catching; taking; as, catchy music. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Tending to catch or insnare; entangling; -- usually used fig.; as, a catchy question. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 3. Consisting of, or occuring in, disconnected parts or snatches; changeable; as, a catchy wind. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] It [the fox's scent] is . . . flighty or catchy, if variable. --Encyc. of Sport. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

catchy adj 1: having concealed difficulty; "a catchy question"; "a tricky recipe to follow" [syn: catchy, tricky] 2: likely to attract attention; "a catchy title for a movie" [syn: attention-getting, catchy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

114 Moby Thesaurus words for "catchy": achingly sweet, agreeable, agreeable-sounding, appealing, ariose, arioso, beguiling, broken, canorous, cantabile, capricious, careening, choppy, deceiving, deceptive, delusive, delusory, desultory, deviative, disconnected, discontinuous, dubious, dulcet, eccentric, erratic, euphonic, euphonious, euphonous, fallacious, false, fine-toned, fishy, fitful, flickering, fluctuating, golden, golden-tongued, golden-voiced, guttering, hallucinatory, halting, herky-jerky, heteroclite, honeyed, illusive, illusory, immethodical, inconstant, intermittent, intermitting, irregular, jerky, lurching, melic, mellifluent, mellifluous, mellisonant, mellow, melodic, melodious, misleading, music-flowing, music-like, musical, nonuniform, on-again-off-again, patchy, pleasant, pleasant-sounding, questionable, rambling, rich, rough, scrappy, silver-toned, silver-tongued, silver-voiced, silvery, singable, snatchy, songful, songlike, sonorous, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, spastic, sporadic, spotty, staggering, sweet, sweet-flowing, sweet-sounding, trickish, tricksy, tricky, tunable, tuneful, uncertain, unequal, uneven, unmethodical, unmetrical, unregular, unrhythmical, unsettled, unsteady, unsystematic, variable, veering, wandering, wavering, wobbling, wobbly