1. Revenge for the happening of a catch or catch-22.

2. A consequence for lies or a deceptive course of action.

3. An act of solving a problem by creating a larger problem.
NOTE: An example of a catch-23 can be based on SOMEBODY making SOMEONE pay for their trickery or being scandalous.
by Mr. Terrence L. Trezvant May 11, 2008
One more than a catch-22. A highly unusual catch-22. I have said "Catch-23" MANY times and NO ONE catches it ...all they hear is Catch-22
((He found himself between a rock and a hard place)) I'm in a Catch-23 situation.
by Klaatu_v8 August 25, 2008

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