Antonyms of adj catchy

2 senses of catchy

Sense 1
catchy, tricky -- (having concealed difficulty; "a catchy question"; "a tricky recipe to follow")

INDIRECT (VIA difficult) -> easy -- (posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma")

Sense 2
attention-getting, catchy -- (likely to attract attention; "a catchy title for a movie")

INDIRECT (VIA appealing) -> unappealing -- (not able to attract favorable attention; "they have made the place as unappealing as possible"; "was forced to talk to his singularly unappealing hostess")

Similarity of adj catchy

2 senses of catchy

Sense 1
catchy, tricky -- (having concealed difficulty; "a catchy question"; "a tricky recipe to follow")
       => difficult (vs. easy), hard -- (not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?")

Sense 2
attention-getting, catchy -- (likely to attract attention; "a catchy title for a movie")
       => appealing (vs. unappealing) -- (able to attract interest or draw favorable attention; "He added an appealing and memorable figure to popular American mythology"- Vincent Starrett; "an appealing sense of humor"; "the idea of having enough money to retire at fifty is very appealing")

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