Adjective "catching" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(of a disease) infectious.
  1. 'It brings to mind a contagious catching ailment.'
  2. 'I am sure you have been in a situation when someone laughed, and it just seemed as though the laughter was catching.'
  3. 'The disease is catching and will spread to other trees.'
  4. 'Habits such as smoking and, indeed, overeating were also found to be catching.'


1. tending to be transmitted from one person to another; contagious or infectious: a disease that is catching; His enthusiasm is catching.

2. attractive; fascinating; captivating; alluring: a catching personality.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be catching on standards."

"fish can be catching."

"sights can be catching."

"spies can be catching."

"people can be catching."

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