cat's\ meow


cat's\ meow
• cat's meow
• cat's pajamas
noun slang
Something very wonderful, special, or good.

John's new hike is really the cat's meow.

Mary's party is going to be the cat's pajamas.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cat's meow — may refer to:*Meow (occasionally spelled miaow, miao, etc.) an onomatopoeia for the voiced sound made by cats ( Felis silvestris catus ) * Cat s MEOW Sylvania Northview s Senior Production * cat s meow, the superlative expression * The Cat s Meow …   Wikipedia

  • cat's meow — cat s′ meow′ n. sts sl. someone or something wonderful or remarkable Also called cat s′ paja′mas. • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • cat’s meow — [...mi”au] n. something really fine. □ This stuff is really the cat’s meow. □ Hearing all the old big band music again is the cat’s meow …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • cat's meow — or[cat s pajamas] {n.}, {slang} Something very wonderful, special, or good. * /John s new hike is really the cat s meow./ * /Mary s party is going to be the cat s pajamas./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cat's meow — or[cat s pajamas] {n.}, {slang} Something very wonderful, special, or good. * /John s new hike is really the cat s meow./ * /Mary s party is going to be the cat s pajamas./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cat's meow — np Something excellent, outstanding. Wow, Kathleen! That new hat is the cat s meow. 1920s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • cat's meow — See the cat s meow …   English idioms

  • cat's meow — noun a) A self satisfied person. That new car was really the cats meow. b) A highly sought after and fancy example of something. Syn: bees knees, cats pyjamas, cats whiskers, cats ass …   Wiktionary

  • cat's meow — Slang. someone or something wonderful or remarkable. Also called cat s pajamas. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • cat's meow — Slang. someone or something wonderful or remarkable. Also called cat s pajamas. [1920 25] …   Useful english dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.