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catch

noun

  • a person who would make an excellent significant other.
                                                                                                  

    Citation from "Not on Your Wife Opening Night", Party Down, Season 2 Episode 6 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Robert H. from Kingston, PA, USA on Jun 13 2004.

  • an unpleasant condition that usually accompanies a seemingly advantageous situation.
    To get my own room my parents told me I have to walk the dog every day. I knew there would be a catch!

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on May 12 2010.

verb - intransitive

verb - transitive

  • to see.
    I caught a movie at the theatre in Springfield last night.
                                                                              

    Citation from "I Am the Walrus", American Dad! (TV), Season 6 Episode 13 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                   

    Citation from "The Unusual Suspects", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 10 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Feb 22 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to get, buy, attend, etc., when referring to meals. Origin: perhaps derived from hunting, as in catching an animal for food.
    I caught lunch at the deli down the street.
    Do you want to go catch a bite to eat?

    Last edited on Mar 26 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to hear, understand.
    Did you catch that?

    Last edited on Mar 26 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to use a scheduled (plane, train, bus, etc.) or unscheduled (taxi cab, etc.) mode of transportation.
    Is there anywhere to catch a taxi around here?
                                                                                       

    Citation from "Search Committee (Parts 1 and 2)", The Office (TV), Season 7 Episodes 25-26 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 25 2011.

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cat's pajamas, the

noun - plural

  • the best.
    This deli is the cat's pajamas.

    Last edited on Oct 14 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 26 2009.

  • something excellent, cool.
                                                                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "The Terror", The Tick (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2002) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 25 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 25 2011.

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check it out

verb

  • "pay attention."
    Check it out. So at the club last night, there was this dude...

    Last edited on Oct 25 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

notes

  • For "to check something out" see check out.
    Please check your email out.
    Please check out your email.

    Last edited on Apr 25 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 25 2011.

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clean up

verb

  • to get one's life in order. Especially stopping the consumption of drugs or alcohol.
                                                                  

                                                                                                                                                                                                         

    Citation from "Working Late and Working It", Up All Night (TV), Season 1 Episode 3 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 25 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 25 2011.

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ditch out

verb

  • to leave an event or conversation.
    Sorry to ditch out on you guys, but I've got to get to work.

    Last edited on Oct 25 2011. Submitted by Kyrena M. on Oct 18 2006.

  • to fail to make an appointment.
                                                                                      

    Citation from "Sacrifice", Wilfred (US TV), Season 1 Episode 12 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 25 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 25 2011.

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