Noun(1) extinct East Germanic language of the ancient Goths; the only surviving record being fragments of a 4th-century translation of the Bible by Bishop Ulfilas(2) a heavy typeface in use from 15th to 18th centuries(3) a style of architecture developed in northern France that spread throughout Europe between the 12th and 16th centuries; characterized by slender vertical piers and counterbalancing buttresses and by vaulting and pointed arches
Adjective(1) characteristic of the style of type commonly used for printing German(2) of or relating to the language of the ancient Goths(3) of or relating to the Goths(4) as if belonging to the Middle Ages; old-fashioned and unenlightened(5) characterized by gloom and mystery and the grotesque
(1) ‘Okay - gotcha , twenty four,’ said Ron, repeating the hand signal to the lady to much all round nodding.(2) It's hard to say it's deliberate, but they're undefined, and you can't do that game of gotcha , saying, ah-ha, in 1986 you voted for such and such.(3) I found myself chuckling, as if she had just said something funny, or as if a friend we hadn't seen in a long time had just played a silly joke on us, ha ha, gotcha .(4) My point isn't the usual hypocrisy gotcha , though that's certainly worth pointing out.(5) Certainly Dionne, preoccupied as he is with his game of gotcha , makes no effort to refute it.(6) A couple of death penalty opponents framing an innocent person just so they can say ‘Aha, gotcha !’(7) So maybe he feels like the more he comes out there, it's just a game of gotcha , and they're just going to find something he says anyway.(8) ‘This is not a game of gotcha ,’ the senator said.(9) A depressing trend in cinema of late has been the gotcha !(10) But the scheduling of the vote is also a way of Republican Party leaders playing gotcha with Democrats, forcing them to go on the record in time for the fall campaign.(11) It's an insidious game of gotcha that attempts to destroy the private lives of celebrities.(12) So you want the ultimate gag gift, the perfect way to say, ‘ha ha, gotcha , sucker!’(13) They change the number at random intervals and if you miss a sign, bingo - gotcha !(14) If so, it will disappoint a lot of people because I think lay persons tend to look at that as kind of piling on - kind of a game of gotcha .(15) Most of the gotchas are related to the geography and to the cultural difference…(16) But more importantly, traditional TV gotchas are the reverse of this.