Catty

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Catty

A unit of weight in Taiwan approximately equivalent to 600 grams. It is used primarily in the sale of bulk foodstuffs.
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It's an unnamed mid-level CIA bureaucrat whom Mayer cattily describes as a "tall, pale-skinned, spiky-haired redhead who wore bright red lipstick" and whom cia men hated for her aggressiveness.
Unpromisingly, "Crowned" opens with the usual reality-competition yada yada yada -- the contestants ooh and ahh over their digs, a "magnificent pageant palace"; they all say something like, "I definitely think we're the team to beat"; they cattily disparage the other teams (but not cleverly or nearly enough to make this a guilty pleasure); and react slackly to the judges' every utterance.
Gazza's stepdaughter, 20, piled on two stone during the desert island TV show and was cattily dubbed "one cupcake away from obesity" by fellow contestant Alicia Douvall.
Taylor wrote cattily that he 'suffered from excessive cleverness'--was the new Foreign Secretary.
But the actual star was Danilova," Nini Theilade recalls, just a touch cattily.
At the "rout" or sociable gathering attended by ladies and gentlemen of fashion--or "lady-like gentlemen" as Zaarmilla calls them--Miss Ardent openly criticizes these frivolous, mean-spirited creatures who have been cattily attacking the plain dress and unvarnished countenance of a guest.
She is nice, but she has aged" (125), she says to describe the woman, cattily, as if she hopes the man would hear this and reject his current lover (125).