from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Subtly cruel or malicious; spiteful: a catty remark.
- adj. Catlike; stealthy.
- n. Any of various units of weight used in Southeast Asia, especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams (approximately 1.1 pounds).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. With subtle hostility in an effort to hurt, annoy, or upset.
- adj. Resembling or characteristic of a cat.
- n. A (unit of) weight used in China, generally standardized as half a kilogram.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An East Indian Weight of 11/3 pounds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name given by foreigners to the Chinese kin or pound.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by or arising from malice
- n. any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams)
Malay kati.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
cat + -y (Wiktionary)
From Malay kati, from the Chinese 斤 (Mandarin: 'jīn'). (Wiktionary)