pyjamas, the cat's

pyjamas, the cat's
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  • the cat's pyjamas (or the cat's meow) — chiefly N. Amer. another term for the cat s whiskers (see cat s whisker). → cat …   English new terms dictionary

  • the cat's pyjamas — or the cat s whiskers (informal) 1. The very thing that is wanted, the ideal thing 2. Anyone or anything considered to be the best or greatest • • • Main Entry: ↑cat …   Useful english dictionary

  • the cat's whiskers — the cat s pyjamas or the cat s whiskers (informal) 1. The very thing that is wanted, the ideal thing 2. Anyone or anything considered to be the best or greatest • • • Main Entry: ↑cat * * * informal another term for the cat s pajamas (see cat s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be) the cat's pyjamas — be the cat s ˈwhiskers/pyˈjamas idiom (informal) to be the best thing, person, idea, etc • He thinks he s the cat s whiskers (= he has a high opinion of himself). Main entry: ↑catidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • the bee's knees — noun Something excellent, surpassingly wonderful, or cool. Syn: the cat’s pyjamas, the cat’s meow …   Wiktionary

  • cat's pyjamas, the —  Supremely good …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • Cat's pajamas — may mean: * The Cat s Pajamas , a children s book by Thacher Hurd * The Cat s Pyjamas , a song by Isobel Campbell on Amorino (album) * The Cat s Pyjamas , a 1992 book by Norman Thelwell * The Cat s Pajamas , a 2004 book by James Morrow * The Cat… …   Wikipedia

  • cat — W3S1 [kæt] n [: Old English; Origin: catt, probably from Latin cattus, catta] 1.) a) a small animal with four legs that people often keep as a pet. Cats sometimes kill small animals and birds →↑feline tabby/ginger/tortoiseshell etc cat (=colours… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • The Children's Channel — (TCC) Launched 1 September 1984 Closed 3 April 1998 October 1998 (UK cable) October 2000 (Nordic) Owned by Flextech Broadcast area …   Wikipedia

  • pyjamas — py|ja|mas BrE pajamas AmE [pəˈdʒa:məz US ˈdʒæ , ˈdʒa: ] n [plural] 1.) a soft pair of trousers and a top that you wear in bed ▪ striped pyjamas 2.) loose trousers that are tied around the waist, worn by Muslim men or women >pyjama adj [only… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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