catlike

[ kat-lahyk ]
/ ˈkætˌlaɪk /

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.

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Origin of catlike

First recorded in 1590–1600; cat + -like
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