cat's meow


noun

Slang. someone or something wonderful or remarkable.

Nearby words

  1. cat tackle,
  2. cat whisker,
  3. cat yawl,
  4. cat's cradle,
  5. cat's cry syndrome,
  6. cat's pajamas,
  7. cat's paw,
  8. cat's whisker,
  9. cat's whiskers,
  10. cat's-claw

Origin of cat's meow

First recorded in 1920–25

Also called cat's· paja·mas.

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