adjective, catchier, catchiest.
pleasing and easily remembered: a catchy tune.
likely to attract interest or attention: a catchy title for a movie.
tricky; deceptive: a catchy question.
occurring in snatches; fitful: a catchy wind.

1795–1805; catch + -y1

catchiness, noun Unabridged
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catchy (ˈkætʃɪ)
adj , catchier, catchiest
1.  (of a tune, etc) pleasant and easily remembered or imitated
2.  tricky or deceptive: a catchy question
3.  irregular: a catchy breeze

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Word Origin & History

1831, from catch (v.). Considered colloquial at first.
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Example sentences
Once, headlines were meant to be clever or catchy or evocative.
That's where the catchy phrase in the ceremony comes from.
True, it's more of a social commentary than a scientific one, but it is catchy.
The music is heart-thumping and as catchy as any latest pop song.
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