the cat's meow

noun phrase
variants: or the cat's pajamas

Definition of the cat's meow

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20cat%27s%20meow. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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