cattish


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cat•tish

(ˈkæt ɪʃ)

adj.
1. catlike; feline.
[1590–1600]
cat′tish•ly, adv.
cat′tish•ness, n.
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Adj.1.cattish - marked by or arising from malice; "a catty remark"
malicious - having the nature of or resulting from malice; "malicious gossip"; "took malicious pleasure in...watching me wince"- Rudyard Kipling
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hostile to all such truthfulness-statues, In every desert homelier than at temples, With cattish wantonness, Through every window leaping Quickly into chances, Every wild forest a-sniffing, Greedily-longingly, sniffing, That thou, in wild forests,
In addition to the typical American salmon, shrimp, tilapia and cattish, the counter specializes in oddities like Sora meat (from a giant Chinese snail), monk fish head and Korean belt fish, a yard-long creature resembling an eel.
Meme was a thin, dark woman with cattish eyes who was not unpleasant, for a government employee, and spoke a little English.