the cat's meow

noun phrase

variants or the cat's pajamas
US, old-fashioned + informal
used to say that someone or something is very appealing
I really like that car; it's the cat's meow.
Going to the movies was the cat's pajamas when I was a kid.

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“The cat's meow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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