catlike

[kat-lahyk]

adjective

resembling or typical of a cat: catlike eyes.
swift and graceful.
stealthy and noiseless: The scouts crept up on their quarry with catlike tread.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

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  2. cationic,
  3. cationic detergent,
  4. catkin,
  5. catkinate,
  6. catlin,
  7. catlin, george,
  8. catling,
  9. catmint,
  10. catnap

Origin of catlike

First recorded in 1590–1600; cat + -like

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