cat's meow
noun Date: 1926 a highly admired person or thing

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  • 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 • 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

  • 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 — 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

  • 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

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