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synonyms for cat-and-dog

  • belligerent
  • cantankerous
  • combative
  • contentious
  • fractious
  • litigious
  • petulant
  • tempestuous
  • turbulent
  • unruly
  • argumentative
  • bad-tempered
  • bellicose
  • brawling
  • choleric
  • churlish
  • crabby
  • cross
  • disputatious
  • dissentious
  • excitable
  • fiery
  • gladiatorial
  • hasty
  • have chip on shoulder
  • hotheaded
  • huffy
  • impassioned
  • irascible
  • irritable
  • ornery
  • passionate
  • peevish
  • pettish
  • pugnacious
  • querulous
  • ructious
  • snappy
  • thin-skinned
  • touchy
  • truculent
  • violent
  • war

antonyms for cat-and-dog

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  • agreeable
  • calm
  • good-natured
  • happy
  • mild
  • moderate
  • nice
  • obedient
  • pleasant
  • forgiving
  • friendly
  • patient
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How to use cat-and-dog in a sentence

A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
A was an Archer, who shot at a frog; B was a Butcher, and had a great dog.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
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
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
The dog stood with hanging head and tail, as if ashamed he had let so many of his enemies get away unharmed.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
These words were uttered in a guarded whisper by a boy about seventeen years of age, to a great dog that stood by his side.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
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
At the word of command, the dog crouched down, his whole body quivering with excitement.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The cat had been about to spring at Grandfather Mole again when Mr. Crow spoke to her.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
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