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An image might be labeled “tabby cat” or “tiger cat,” for example, to “train” an artificial neural network to correctly distinguish a tabby from a tiger.

Geneticists recently discovered a gene in domesticated cats that triggers changes in fetal cat development, resulting in those trademark feline tabby stripes.

But in the book, Father Carmine just has one unhealthy tabby cat.

Some old tabby of a chaperon saw me there and came and told my grandmother.

Poor Tabby became so lame that she was at length obliged to leave us.

All the cats kept at this establishment, and there are several, are of the red tabby colour, and therefore most likely all males.

The colour, however, that I now refer to is often called the silver tabby, for want of a better name.

Next kin to it is the very light-gray tabby, with almost the same hue, if not quite so light-gray markings.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tabby, such as: babbler, blabbermouth, busybody, chatterbox, chatterer, and flibbertigibbet.

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