Used to indicate understanding or to signal the fact of having caught or defeated another. (interjection)
A game or endeavor in which one party seeks to catch another out, as in a mistake or lie. (noun)
Examples of word gotcha
Besides, the term "gotcha question" is so out of fashion.
Some people are criticizing last night's presidential debate, including Barack Obama, who likened it to what he calls gotcha games.
The governor supporters say that's partly because she's been a victim of what they call gotcha journalism, and they say working class voters are firmly behind her regardless.
The Governor attacks what she calls gotcha journalism in her latest sit - down interview, a new interview.
I think that part of what we call gotcha journalism today -- the idea that the function of a reporter is to catch an official in a lie, in a some kind of minor misfeasance -- is partly the result of Watergate.