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What is the origin of the word cattywampus?

Crooked, askew, awry, diagonal. Mostly used in the South, often to describe a badly made thing. Also reputed to be a bogey-cat used as a threat to prevent the running away of (MORE)

Origin of cattywampus?

The term catawampus is usually heard in the southern region of theUS. It originates from the French word 'quarter' which means fourcornered. It is very similar to the term cat (MORE)

What is a sentence using cattywampus?

Cattywampus is a colloquial term used to describe something thathas not gone at all according to plan. An example of this term usedin a sentence is, "The graduation ceremony b (MORE)