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See definition of cat paw on Dictionary.com
  • as insea breeze
  • as incat's-paw

synonyms for cat paw

  • cat's-paw
  • cooling breeze
  • ocean breeze
  • onshore breeze
  • chump
  • dupe
  • instrument
  • sap
  • stooge
  • sucker
  • tool
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How to use cat paw in a sentence

A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
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 TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The cat had been about to spring at Grandfather Mole again when Mr. Crow spoke to her.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
At that Farmer Green's cat began to run up and down between the rows of vegetables.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Farmer Green's cat had never liked Mr. Crow, for no particular reason.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
If we set him adrift the poor child would starve—unless the cat got him.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
A girl of forty-two weeks showed the same excitement at the sight of a life-size painting of a cat as at that of a real cat.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Suddenly he shot a disturbing glance at Tressan's face, and the corner of his wild-cat mustachios twitched.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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