: resembling or having the character of the proverbial antagonism of dogs and cats:
: quarrelsome, inharmonious
they led a cat-and-dog life togetherEllen Glasgow
of a fight : malicious and incessant
the cat-and-dog fight among the early wire companiesF. L. Mott
: being or consisting of cheap or questionable securities : highly speculative
cat-and-dog stocks are swinging through sensational gyrations—rising 100 percent in ten days, then collapsingSylvia F. Porter

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“Cat-and-dog.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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