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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 the  US. It originates from the French word 'quarter' which means four  cornered. It is very similar to the te (MORE)

What is a sentence using cattywampus?

Cattywampus is a colloquial term used to describe something that  has not gone at all according to plan. An example of this term used  in a sentence is, "The graduation cere (MORE)