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catching

catch·ing

catching

 
pronunciation:
kae chIng
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: tending to infect or be taken up by another.
The disease was catching.The excitement was catching.
synonyms:
communicable, contagious, infectious
similar words:
epidemic, transferable, transmissible, transmittable
definition 2: appealing or attractive.
She thought he had a catching smile.
synonyms:
appealing, attractive, fetching, winning
similar words:
charming, engaging, fascinating, interesting, intriguing, inviting
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