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katzenjammer

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noun kat·zen·jam·mer \ˈkat-sən-ˌja-mər\

Definition of katzenjammer

  1. 1 :  hangover

  2. 2 :  distress 2

  3. 3 :  a discordant clamor



Examples of katzenjammer

  1. <traffic was all tied up, the kids were fighting, and in the midst of all this katzenjammer, the phone rang>



Origin of katzenjammer

German, from Katze cat + Jammer distress


First Known Use: 1849


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katzenjammer

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noun kat·zen·jam·mer \ˈkat-sən-ˌjam-ər\

Medical Definition of katzenjammer

  1. 1:  hangover

  2. 2:  emotional distress or depression




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