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adjective uk   /ˈkæt.i/  us   /ˈkæt̬-/
Catty words, especially speech, are unkind because they are intended to hurt someone: She's always making catty remarks about her sister.
adverb uk   /ˈkæt.ɪ.li/  us   /ˈkæt̬.ə-/
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
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