Definition of 'catching'
Example sentences containing 'catching'
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Pity the police aren't as good at catching villains as they are at gossiping. DEAD BEAT (2001)She came home demanding to know why we hadn't got an inch closer to catching this madman. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
All the better, I thought; in his arrogance he believes me incapable of catching him off-guard. HE SHALL THUNDER IN THE SKY (2001)
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Translations for 'catching'
British English: catching /ˈkætʃɪŋ/ ADJECTIVE
If an illness or a disease is catching, it is easily passed on or given to someone else.
There are those who think eczema is catching.
- American English: catching
- Arabic: مُعِدٍ
- Brazilian Portuguese: contagioso
- Chinese: 传染性的
- Croatian: zarazan
- Czech: nakažlivý
- Danish: smittende
- Dutch: besmettelijk
- European Spanish: contagioso
- Finnish: tarttuva
- French: contagieux
- German: ansteckend
- Greek: μεταδοτικός
- Italian: contagioso
- Japanese: 伝染性の
- Korean: 전염성의
- Norwegian: smittende
- Polish: zaraźliwy
- European Portuguese: contagioso
- Romanian: contagios
- Russian: заразный
- Spanish: pegajoso
- Swedish: smittsam
- Thai: ที่ติดต่อได้ง่าย
- Turkish: bulaşıcı
- Ukrainian: заразний
- Vietnamese: truyền nhiễm
Definition of catching from the Collins English Dictionary
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