like the cat that got the cream

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Definition of like the cat that got the cream

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 27 Sep. 2022.

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