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There are 13 meanings of the word Catching.

Catching - as a noun

(baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team

The act of detecting something; catching sight of something

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Becoming infected

Example: "Catching cold is sometimes unavoidable"

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Catching - as an adjective satellite

(of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection

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Catching - as a verb

(heading) to capture, overtake.

(heading) to seize hold of.

(heading) to intercept.

(heading) to receive (by being in the way).

(heading) to take in with one's senses or intellect.

(heading) to seize attention, interest.

(heading) to obtain or experience

Catching - as an adjective


Captivating; alluring; catchy

Example Sentences

"The catching scent of freshly baked cookies filled the room."
"Her catching smile lit up the entire party."
"The catching melody of the song stayed in my head all day."
"He had a catching laugh that made everyone around him start laughing too."
"The catching colors of the sunset painted the sky in a beautiful array."
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Word Game Points

Is CATCHING a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, catching is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CATCHING has a SCRABBLE points total of 16.

Is CATCHING a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, catching is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CATCHING has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 19.

Is CATCHING a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, catching is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CATCHING has a WORDFEUD points total of 19.

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