from The Century Dictionary.
- For the purpose of catching, as in the phrase ad captandum vulgus, to catch the rabble: often applied adjectively to claptrap or meretricious attempts to catch popular favor or applause: as, ad captandum oratory.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A phrase used adjectively sometimes of meretricious attempts to catch or win popular favor.
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- adjective Attempting to win
popular favour, or to take inthe public.
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Latin, for catching.
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