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Definitions of "cat"

  • A small carnivorous mammal (Felis catus or F. domesticus) domesticated since early times as a catcher of rats and mice and as a pet and existing in several distinctive breeds and varieties. noun
  • Any of various other carnivorous mammals of the family Felidae, which includes the lion, tiger, leopard, and lynx. noun
  • The fur of a domestic cat. noun
  • Informal A woman who is regarded as spiteful. noun
  • Slang A person, especially a man. noun
  • Slang A player or devotee of jazz music. noun
  • A cat-o'-nine-tails. noun
  • A catfish. noun
  • Nautical A cathead. noun
  • Nautical A device for raising an anchor to the cathead. noun
  • Nautical A catboat. noun
  • Nautical A catamaran. noun
  • Nautical To hoist an anchor to (the cathead). verb-transitive
  • Slang To look for sexual partners; have an affair or affairs: "catting around with every lady in sight” ( Gore Vidal). verb-intransitive
  • let the cat out of the bag To let a secret be known. idiom
  • terrible, disastrous. adjective
  • Any similar animal of the family Felidae, which includes lions, tigers, bobcats, etc. noun
  • A catfish. noun
  • An enthusiast or player of jazz. noun

The word "cat" in example sentences

In a subsequent passage, "I am as melancholy as a gibb'd cat" -- we are told that _cat_ is not the domestic animal of that name, but a contraction of _catin_, a woman of the town.. [Famous Reviews]

For example, that familiar animal the cat is called in Guyenne _lou catou_ and even _lou cat_; but the word belongs to the Romance language, and is the same all through Languedoc and. [Wanderings by southern waters, eastern Aquitaine]

"To class man and the ape together, or the lion with the cat, and to say that the lion is a _cat with a mane and a long tail_ -- this were to degrade and disfigure nature instead of describing her and denominating her species.". [Evolution, Old & New Or, the Theories of Buffon, Dr. Erasmus Darwin and Lamarck, as compared with that of Charles Darwin]

As for a cat itself, I cannot say too much against it; and it is singular, that the other meanings of the single word are equally disagreeable; as to _cat_ the anchor, is a sign of _going to sea_, and the _cat_ at the gangway is the worst of all.. [Olla Podrida]

: This is a very rare sight at Casa Da Costa ... a cat actually sitting in a * cat* bas .. tinyurl. com / d42l4o. [Portia Da Costa]

(face scrunched-half cry-makes like a cat cleaning itself) ... the cat . [Oh, Dada!]

Barbaste, pren garde a la gatte qué bay gatoua: "-- 'Millar of Barbaste, beware of the cat' (_gatte_ means, indifferently, _cat_ or _mine_) 'which is going to kitten' (_gatoua_ has the meaning of _blowing up_, as well.). [Béarn and the Pyrenees A Legendary Tour to the Country of Henri Quatre]

(El Guirri ´s cat is the ´ninja cat fail cat´, Thu 12 Mar,. [B3ta]

The full cast includes the singing voices of Ms. Harrow (as the title cat), Grady Tate (as the Artist), Anton Krukowski and Daryl Sherman, with Kameron Steele as the narrator.. [The Cat Who Went To Heaven At HSA «]

Sauvignon blanc is one of those wines you either love or hate, embracing as it does the full flavour spectrum from tropical fruits right through to cat's pee - by the way, who in the world ever decided to use the term cat's pee....did they try some?. [At My Table]

He gave the phrase cat on a hot tin roof a whole new meaning.. [Whispers At Midnight]

The oldest cat is our most successful cat — every other cat is afraid of her and lets her do exactly what she wants — and clearly the youngest cat sees her as an authority on everything.. [Kristine Kathryn Rusch » 2010 » February » 04]

And the cat is a great example of street art in Melbourne.. [Pic of my home town – opinions please | My[confined]Space]

To this day, the cat is the only common animal not listed anywhere in the Bible.. [Friendly religious questions for Christians and other monotheists]

Cooper the cat is actually involved in a PetSmart Halloween costume contest, so obviously he should win.. [Cute/Ridiculous Animal Thing Of The Day: Sundae Cat Eats A Banana! (VIDEO)]

When the cat is away the mice will play. viagra Says:. [Matthew Yglesias » The New Regime]

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