Definitions of cat

  1. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; " After drinking too much, the students vomited"; " He purged continuously"; " The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
  2. any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
  3. an informal term for a youth or man; " a nice guy"; " the guy's only doing it for some doll"
  4. beat with a cat- o'- nine- tails
  5. a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross- sectional scans along a single axis
  6. feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and being unable to roar; domestic cats; wildcats
  7. ( trademark) a large vehicle that is driven by caterpillar tracks; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work
  8. a whip with nine knotted cords; " British sailors feared the cat"
  9. a spiteful woman gossip; " what a cat she is!"
  10. a large vehicle that is driven by caterpillar tracks; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work
  11. the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; " in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
  12. An animal of various species of the genera Felis and Lynx. The domestic cat is Felis domestica. The European wild cat ( Felis catus) is much larger than the domestic cat. In the United States the name wild cat is commonly applied to the bay lynx ( Lynx rufus) See Wild cat, and Tiger cat.
  13. A strong vessel with a narrow stern, projecting quarters, and deep waist. It is employed in the coal and timber trade.
  14. A strong tackle used to draw an anchor up to the cathead of a ship.
  15. A double tripod ( for holding a plate, etc.), having six feet, of which three rest on the ground, in whatever position in is placed.
  16. An old game; ( a) The game of tipcat and the implement with which it is played. See Tipcat. ( c) A game of ball, called, according to the number of batters, one old cat, two old cat, etc.
  17. A cat o' nine tails. See below.
  18. To bring to the cathead; as, to cat an anchor. See Anchor.
  19. A flesh- eating animal; especially, the familiar household pet.
  20. A common domestic animal.
  21. A domestic animal.
  22. A domestic animal, kept to kill mice and rats.
  23. One of various fishes.
  24. A purchase for hoisting an anchor.
  25. A cat o nine tails.
  26. A domestic animal; a kind of ship; a strong tackle or combination of pulleys, to draw an anchor to the cathead; a double tripod, having six feet, and which falls like a cat.
  27. To raise to the cathead and stow there. Cat- beam, the longest beam in a ship.
  28. A well- known domestic animal.

Antonyms for cat

keep down.

Quotes of cat

  1. Everything comes to those who wait... except a cat – Mario Andretti
  2. I had the X rating on my films. Now they do as much on The Simpsons as I got an X rating for Fritz the Cat – Ralph Bakshi
  3. Our cat is kind dove shellfish, and thinks the world is hers, She finds a comfy spot and then we pet turtle sheep purrs. – Brian P. Cleary
  4. Anyway, Cat Stevens is never going to make much money out of us. – Wayne Coyne
  5. If we treated everyone we meet with the same affection we bestow upon our favorite cat they, too, would purr. – Martin Delany
  6. A cat will be your friend, but never your slave. – Theophile Gautier
  7. Anyone who considers protocol unimportant has never dealt with a cat – Robert A. Heinlein
  8. I like cats. I used to have a lot of cats, but I don't anymore, now I just have a dog. It does take a certain temperament to have a cat as they do have certain personalities. – Jennifer Love Hewitt
  9. I kind of imagine myself at eighty, a cat lady. – Juliette Lewis
  10. I care not much for a man's religion whose dog and cat are not the better for it. – Abraham Lincoln
  11. I've got lots of good friends. I could have affairs. I can read a book all night, put the cat on the end of the bed. I can pick up my passport and go to France. I don't have to ask anybody. – Joanna Lumley
  12. When I play with my cat who knows whether she is not amusing herself with me more than I with her. – Michel de Montaigne
  13. Gromit was the name of a cat When I started modeling the cat I just didn't feel it was quite right, so I made it into a dog because he could have a bigger nose and bigger, longer legs. – Nick Park
  14. As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over -estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats; I am only surprised that all do not. – Carl Van Vechten
  15. Curiosity killed the cat but for a while I was a suspect. – Steven Wright

Usage examples for cat

  1. Now we want a cat very much at home. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. In fact, we've never taken a cat to board before. – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett
  3. I fear that there's a cat in the bag. – The Social Cancer A Complete English Version of Noli Me Tangere by José Rizal
  4. First, that there never was any cat at all. – The History of London by Walter Besant
  5. " See what your cat has brought you," said Mr. Fitzwarren. – The Beacon Second Reader by James H. Fassett
  6. There, the queen's clever cat advised that he should be left to her to deal with. – The Old-Fashioned Fairy Book by Constance Cary Harrison
  7. It's true enough, Bob- Cat just the same. – The Boy With the U. S. Foresters by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  8. His cat came and got right between his feet. – The Doers by William John Hopkins
  9. I've seen a cat at the door of the concierge's rooms. – Arsene Lupin by Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc
  10. A little girl of ten years old frightened at a cat – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  11. What do you think of that, my cat – My War Experiences in Two Continents by Sarah Macnaughtan
  12. I'll think of the cat you think of some woman; and we'll see what we come to. – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  13. It was like being watched by a cat – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  14. She knows she's the stuff, and she loves to be told of it as much as a cat loves to sleep in the sun." – Dixie Hart by Will N. Harben
  15. Just then the woman looked up and, seeing Puss at the window, called out, " Come in, little Sir Cat – Puss in Boots, Jr., and the Good Gray Horse by David Cory
  16. Care killed the cat 'cos why? – Shining Ferry by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  17. What a happy cat she was! – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders
  18. I've ackshally got to talk to the 'orses and the cat to keep my powers of speech from leaving me. – Kitty Trenire by Mabel Quiller-Couch
  19. Even the black cat will probably go there- one's own black cat – The Pleasures of Ignorance by Robert Lynd
  20. The cat ran to meet him, but John went straight to his mother's side and said, Dear mother, I want your kiss and blessing tonight. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

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