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cat1

 
 
pronunciation:
kaet
phrases:
let the cat out of the bag, cat about
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small carnivorous furry mammal, usu. kept as a pet or to catch mice and rats.
 
synonyms:
feline, kitten, kitty, pussy
similar words:
grimalkin, mouser, tabby, tom, tomcat
definition 2: any of the larger wild animals related to the domestic cat, such as the tiger, lion, or bobcat.
 
synonyms:
feline
similar words:
bobcat, cougar, leopard, lion, lynx, ocelot, panther, tiger, wildcat
definition 3: a woman considered to be a spreader of malicious gossip.
synonyms:
gossip, scandalmonger
similar words:
bitch, busybody, quidnunc, shrew
definition 4: (slang) a person, esp. a jazz devotee.
synonyms:
fellow, guy, player
similar words:
musician
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phrase: let the cat out of the bag
phrase: cat about
derivation: catlike (adj.)
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some qualities of cats
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