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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small domestic meat-eating mammal kept as a pet by humans.

Usage examples (29)
  • If a dog jumps up into your lap, it is because he is fond of you; but if a cat does the same thing, it is because your lap is warmer.
  • British sailors feared the cat
  • What a cat she is!
  • (face scrunched-half cry-makes like a cat cleaning itself) ... the cat for more
Tutoring comment
  • A cat is a small feline animal, CAT is an acronym for computerized axial tomography, while a khat is a plant whose leaves are chewed for their stimulant effect.
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