[ US /ˈkæˌtʃɔɫ/ ]
  1. an enclosure or receptacle for odds and ends
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How To Use catchall In A Sentence

  • Catchall term for a variety of Mediterranean herbs, from origanum syriacum (Syrian oregano, often mistranslated as “thyme”) to satureja hortensis (summer savory). Day of Honey
  • If you own your own domain name and set yourself up an additional "catchall" account don't use your main account, please! Use Gmail Generate Unlimited E-mail Addresses
  • Thirty years ago, the term schizophrenia was a catchall phrase to diagnose all manner of aberrant behavior. Without Pity
  • If you are premenopausal, the doctor may say that the lump is just fibrocystic, a word that has unfortunately become a catchall term for non-cancerous lumps of fibroglandular tissue in younger women. OUR BODIES, OURSELVES
  • On January 22nd, an executive order was issued which would for the first time establish a so-called catchall export control regime that would deal with any civil or military high tech products that could be diverted for end use. Background Briefing On The Eu Meeting
  • It would have been even more except that I got my ISP to turn off the "catchall" email forwarding in the middle of it. 9/30/06: A productive day in the word mines
  • A good catchall word that Eric, of all people, appreciates. THE SAVING GRACES
  • The minimal definition of macroevolution is “evolution above the species level”, but it has become a catchall term encompassing everything from speciation to lineage-diversification and extinction dynamics to “evolution of ‘higher taxa’” ack! go read “down with phyla!” to vaguely defined “large” amounts of change to evo-devo changes in development. "Intraspecific macroevolution" within domestic dog breeds - The Panda's Thumb
  • During the 1933 impeachment trial of Judge Harold Louderback, counsel for the Judge filed a motion to make the original Article V, the omnibus or "catchall" article, more definite. Trial Memorandum Of President William Jefferson Clinton
  • Fibrocystic = a catchall term for noncancerous lumps of fibroglandular breast tissue; may be used to describe different types of lumps OUR BODIES, OURSELVES
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