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Definition of a gotcha

gotcha

interjection

  • "got you" in the sense of "I understand you." From "to get" = "to understand".
                                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                           

                                                                                                                        

    Citation from "School Lies", American Dad (TV), Season 6 Episode 14 (2011) censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 26 2011. Submitted by Kimmy N. from Chesaning, MI, USA on Jan 05 2000.

  • "got you" in all other senses, including holding onto a person physically.
    Oh, I gotcha!

    Last edited on Jul 26 2011. Submitted by Kimmy N. from Chesaning, MI, USA on Jan 05 2000.

noun

  • a common source of problems.
    Today we're going to go over some common gotchas when it comes to solving integrals.

    Last edited on Jul 26 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 03 2009.

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