1. katydid

noun. ['ˈkeɪtiːˌdɪd'] large green long-horned grasshopper of North America; males produce shrill sounds by rubbing together special organs on the forewings.


  • Microcentrum
  • Anabrus simplex
  • tettigoniid
  • long-horned grasshopper
  • mormon cricket

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Rhymes with Katydid

  • outdid
  • overdid

How do you pronounce katydid?

Pronounce katydid as ˈkeɪtiˌdɪd.

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Sentences with katydid

1. Noun, singular or mass
Some species, such as the field katydid, chew holes in thick plant stems and deposit eggs inside.

2. Adjective
Plants play an important role in katydid reproduction.

3. Foreign word
The leafy body quickly transforms to reveal wings that can bear the katydid away from imminent danger.

4. Noun, plural
Most species of katydid have a lifespan of less than one year.