Definition for cat

noun as in feline pet

Strongest matches

kitten, kitty

Strong matches

mouser, puss, pussycat, tabby, tom, tomcat

Weak matches

grimalkin, malkin

noun as in felid; member of animal family Felidae

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Example Sentences

We did a movie down in Durango — Great Scout and Cat House Thursday.

Alastair Sim had jowls like melting candle wax, a snarl like a cornered cat and eyes cold with contempt.

We coo over how cute our cat is and minimize the drudgery of cleaning the litter box.

So Western governments are caught in a cat-and-mouse game and at times it is unclear who is the cat and who the mouse.

The sort of thing where someone write “I love my cat more than my kids” or something like that.

A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.

And if he was worried about Farmer Green's cat, why didn't he dig a hole for himself at once, and get out of harm's way?

The cat had been about to spring at Grandfather Mole again when Mr. Crow spoke to her.

At that Farmer Green's cat began to run up and down between the rows of vegetables.

Farmer Green's cat had never liked Mr. Crow, for no particular reason.


On this page you'll find 40 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cat, such as: kitten, kitty, mouser, puss, pussycat, and tabby.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.