catch-as-catch-can

adjective
\ ˈkach-əz-ˈkach-ˈkan How to pronounce catch-as-catch-can (audio) \

Definition of catch-as-catch-can

: using any available means or method : hit-or-miss a catch-as-catch-can system that relies on borrowed judges— Patricia Nealon

First Known Use of catch-as-catch-can

1833, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of catch-as-catch-can was in 1833

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“Catch-as-catch-can.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catch-as-catch-can. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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