Letcha vs Gotcha - What's the difference?

letcha | gotcha |

Letcha is a see also of gotcha.

Letcha is a see also of gotcha.

As contractions the difference between letcha and gotcha

is that letcha is (slang) let you while gotcha is (colloquial) got you; have you; as in capture or apprehend.

As a noun gotcha is

(colloquial) a potential problem or source of trouble.




  • (slang) Let you.
  • I letcha do it.



    Alternative forms

    * gotchya

    Etymology 1

    Written form of a of got you .


  • (colloquial) Got you; have you; as in capture or apprehend.
  • I gotcha now, ya little twerp.
  • (colloquial) Understand; comprehend.
  • Yeah, I gotcha . Good thinkin'!
  • (colloquial) Got you covered, got your back; when you have an advantage or responsibility over someone.
  • Gotcha! Go on in...
  • (colloquial) Got you back; as in after causing some form of retaliation or revenge against someone.
  • Gotcha! And don't ever do that to me again.
  • (colloquial) Got you by surprise; Exclamation indicating a successful trick or prank.
  • Gotcha! They never notice the whoopie cushion!
  • (colloquial) Got you by surprise; as in engineering or computer programming; typically an unintended consequence or problem caused by a small variation in areas such as command syntax, function definition, results application.
  • Derived terms
    * gotcha keyword

    Etymology 2

    Direct acquisition of gotcha , the contraction of got you .


    (en noun)
  • (colloquial) A potential problem or source of trouble.
  • Review the work thoroughly and make sure there are no gotchas .
  • (colloquial) An instance of publicly tricking someone or exposing them to ridicule, especially by means of an elaborate deception.
  • They change the number at random intervals and if you miss a sign, bingo - gotcha ! http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/american_english/gotcha
  • (colloquial) An instance of accomplishing a tricky idea or overcoming a difficult obstacle.
  • Now here's another few gotcha s that you can do to implement it.
    Derived terms
    * game of gotcha

    See also

    * gotta * letcha * letchya


    English predicates