cat-and-dog

[kat-n-dawg, -dog]

adjective

continuously or unceasingly vicious and destructive: cat-and-dog competition.
Slang. (of a security) highly speculative and of questionable value.

Nearby words

  1. cat's-eye,
  2. cat's-foot,
  3. cat's-paw,
  4. cat's-tail,
  5. cat's-tail speedwell,
  6. cat-built,
  7. cat-cry syndrome,
  8. cat-eyed,
  9. cat-foot,
  10. cat-harpin

Origin of cat-and-dog

First recorded in 1570–80

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