catching

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catch·ing

adjective

: able to be passed quickly from one person or animal to another

Full Definition of CATCHING

1
:  infectious, contagious <the flu is catching> <his spirit is catching>

Examples of CATCHING

  1. I have a cold. Is it catching?
  2. <a cold is often catching before the symptoms even begin>

First Known Use of CATCHING

1590

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