house cat


house cat

noun

Definition of HOUSE CAT

a small domestic animal known for catching mice <the house cat at the Cheshire Cat Bookstore has the dual responsibility of being mascot and mouser>
Synonyms feline, house cat, kitty, moggy (also moggie) [British], puss, pussy, pussycat
Related Words mouser; kit, kitten; alley cat, tabby; gib, tomcat

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up house cat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).