like the cat that got the cream

idiom

used to say that someone looks very proud or satisfied about something he or she has done
After pointing out his teacher's mistake, he smiled like the cat that got the cream.

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“Like the cat that got the cream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/like%20the%20cat%20that%20got%20the%20cream. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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