catch one's drift

Definition of catch one's drift

  1. :  to understand what one is suggesting I won't tell you his name, but he's someone you know very well, if you catch my drift.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to capture or seize especially after pursuit

    :  to take or entangle in or as if in a snare

    :  deceive

  1. :  something caught

    :  the total quantity caught at one time

    :  the act, action, or fact of catching

  1. :  the act of driving something along

    :  the flow or the velocity of the current of a river or ocean stream

    :  something driven, propelled, or urged along or drawn together in a clump by or as if by a natural agency: such as

  1. :  to become driven or carried along (as by a current of water, wind, or air)

    :  to move or float smoothly and effortlessly

    :  to move along a line of least resistance

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