look what the cat dragged in

Definition of look what the cat dragged in

informal

  1. —used to call attention to someone who has entered the room or area

Word by Word Definitions

lookplay
  1. :  to make sure or take care (that something is done)

    :  to ascertain by the use of one's eyes

    :  to exercise the power of vision upon :  examine

  1. :  the act of looking

    :  glance

    :  the expression of the countenance

whatplay
  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

    : often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

    :  who

  1. :  why

    :  in what respect :  how

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

    :  whatever

    :  any

  1. :  a carnivorous mammal (Felis catus) long domesticated as a pet and for catching rats and mice

    :  any of a family (Felidae) of carnivorous usually solitary and nocturnal mammals (as the domestic cat, lion, tiger, leopard, jaguar, cougar, wildcat, lynx, and cheetah)

    :  a malicious woman

  1. : catalog

    : catalyst

dragplay dragged
  1. :  something used to drag (see 2drag) with

    :  a device for dragging under water to detect or obtain objects

    :  something that is dragged, pulled, or drawn along or over a surface: such as

  1. :  to draw or pull slowly or heavily :  haul

    :  to cause (as oneself) to move with slowness or difficulty

    :  to cause to trail (see 1trail 1a) along a surface

  1. :  of, being, involving, or intended for a person wearing clothing typical of the opposite sex :  of, being, involving, or intended for a person in drag (see 1drag 7b)


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