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Synonyms for catty

Synonyms for catty

any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)

marked by or arising from malice

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Dannii reportedly retaliated by calling Cheryl's band Gorillas Aloud, adding cattily "and Cheryl is the silverback gorilla.
opening of Lyceum Group's new city bar Alma De Cuba, which one reveller cattily said "could have have done with a woman's touch".
Sixteen-year-old Pougbila (Claire Ilboudo) is an exuberant dancer, which causes jealous peers to remark cattily on her seductive moves.
Dedee cattily made Michelle seem dull by revealing, `She's smart, cautious and shy, whereas I'm wild and outrageous and talk before I think.
You really know it when one friend whispers cattily about another that she's had ``a little work done.
The unstoppable advancement of the power girls led Russian-born glamour puss Kournikova to cattily deride her rivals by saying: "I hate my muscles.
That is true, and one can't help but think of the sixteen Chinese artists Szeemann has gathered for his show - even if a number of them, as it was cattily noted, have already left China and moved to such art centers as New York and Paris.
Corrie also delivered the best line of the night when Audrey cattily asked her many-wedded daughter Gail to remind everyone "where you are with your surname these days".
Cheryl said, somewhat cattily we think: "We're not trying to be R&B based - besides, they're about 10 years older than us.
Pic stars Salwen regular Caroleen Feeney as Gwen, cattily unreliable narrator/anti-heroine and ringleader of the central triumvirate of beauties.
She has been feuding with Christina, 22, since cattily mimicking her on the reality show.
Co-star Nick Freedman, who played her on-screen boyfriend, brands her "a silly little redhead", cattily saying: "The best bit was when I had to act blind because I didn't have to see her.
Much better than her," the old bruiser added cattily.