- 1(Of a disease) infectious: Huntington’s chorea isn’t catchingMore example sentences
- It brings to mind a contagious catching ailment.
- The patient may be afraid that their partner will think that it is catching.
- The disease is catching and will spread to other trees.
- 1.1(Of a person’s emotion or mood) likely to spread to other people: her enthusiasm is catchingMore example sentences
- Habits such as smoking and, indeed, overeating were also found to be catching.