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catty

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a unit of weight, used esp in China, equal to about one and a half pounds or about 0.67 kilogram
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We may think that we already know these characters as stereotypes--the jaded Justice Department attorney reputed to be a loose cannon, the young and beautiful new FBI agent, the cattily ambitious senator's wife--but Horn freshens these familiar character types by making them multifaceted and compellingly human.
She couldn't sing and she couldn't act, they cried cattily.
Some want to purge our neighborhood of the queens flashing fishnetted legs and shouting cattily to the crowd, and of the dykes on bikes, butch gals who wear confidence like a leather jacket.
Much better than her," the old bruiser added cattily.
Featherston and Sloat are compelling, the latter grating on our nerves as much as Katie's as he foolishly introduces a Ouija board to the house then rows with his frazzled girlfriend, cattily telling her to "go hang out with your friend upstairs
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".