Catch"y (?), a.

1.

Apt or tending to catch the fancy or attention; catching; taking; as, catchy music.

2.

Tending to catch or insnare; entangling; - - usually used fig.; as, a catchy question.

3.

Consisting of, or occuring in, disconnected parts or snatches; changeable; as, a catchy wind.

It [the fox's scent] is . . . flighty or catchy, if variable. Encyc. of Sport.

 

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