1. catnip

noun. ['ˈkætnɪp'] hairy aromatic perennial herb having whorls of small white purple-spotted flowers in a terminal spike; used in the past as a domestic remedy; strongly attractive to cats.


  • herb
  • catmint
  • Nepeta
  • Nepeta cataria
  • genus Nepeta

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Catnip

  • atnip
  • kanipe

How do you pronounce catnip?

Pronounce catnip as ˈkætnɪp.

US - How to pronounce catnip in American English

UK - How to pronounce catnip in British English

Example sentences of the word catnip

1. Noun, singular or mass
Tossing a favorite treat or toy filled with catnip into the carrier may entice her to try it out.

2. Noun, plural
Not to be judgmental, but he's probably going to spend it all on catnip.