catch-as-catch-can


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catch-as-catch-can

(kăch′əz-kăch-kăn′, kĕch′əz-kĕch-)
adj.
Using or making do with whatever means are available; irregular: made a catch-as-catch-can living doing odd jobs.

catch′-as-catch-can′ adv.

catch-as-catch-can

n
(Wrestling) a style of wrestling in which trips, holds below the waist, etc, are allowed
adj, adv
chiefly US and Canadian using any method or opportunity that comes to hand
Translations

catch-as-catch-can

[ˈkætʃəzˌkætʃˈkæn] n (Wrestling) → catch m inv
References in classic literature ?
He never had been what you'd call a champion catch-as-catch-can talker, but now he was silenter than ever.
John Marston, as well, has too little delicacy or reserve; he also wrote catch-as-catch-can non-dramatic satires.