Search results for kaffir cat

We've found 36 phrases for kaffir cat:Sort:PopularA - Z


cat's cradleA children's string game.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat's cradleAny complicated structure which appears to be without purpose.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat's meowA highly sought-after and fancy example of something.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat's meowA self-satisfied person.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat's pyjamasA highly sought-after and fancy example of something, usually referring to inanimate objects.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat's pyjamasThat new car was really the cat's pyjamas.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
nervous as a catnervous as a cat
(0.00 / 0 votes)
nervous as a catVery nervous.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat and dog lifeUnhappy married life.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat and mouse gameTwo individuals and/or groups repeatedly keeping check on each other in a suspicious or self-protective way, often with the goal of one or both parties trying to gain a malicious advantage over the other.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat got someone's tongueWhy are you not saying anything?.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat in the sackSomething to be suspicious of.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
curiosity killed the catOne should not be curious about things that can be dangerous.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
grin like a cheshire catTo smile broadly, especially in a self-satisfied way.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
when the cat's awayPeople are likely to take advantage of the absence of authority or enforcement of compliance.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
a cat can look at a kingAlternative form of a cat may look at a king.1982, A J Ayer,
(5.00 / 1 vote)
a cat may look at a kingEven a purported inferior has certain abilities, even in the presence of a purported superior
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat in the meal-tubSomething concealed; a hidden danger.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat that ate the canaryA person who appears self-satisfied or smug, especially while concealing something mischievous, prohibited, or private.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
cat that ate the canaryA person whose appearance and behavior suggest guilt mixed with other qualities, such as satisfaction or feigned nonchalance.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
to be the cat's whiskersTo perform better than was generally supposed possible.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
like a cat on a hot tin roofJumpy, nervous.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
look what the cat's dragged inUsed as an ironic acknowledgement of someone's arrival, especially to imply that they are unwelcome or disagreeable in some way.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
who's 'she', the cat's mother%3fA rebuke especially directed towards children for having referred to their mother, or any other woman in the third person, instead of using a properly respectful title or their name when appropriate.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
there's more than one way to skin a catA problem generally has more than one solution.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
when the cat's away the mice will playIn the absence of a controlling entity, subordinates will take advantage of circumstances.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
let the cat out of the bagTo disclose a secret; to let a secret be known, often inadvertently.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
put the cat among the pigeonsIf you set the cat among the pigeons, you will cause a flutter in the dovecote.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
put the cat among the pigeonsProfessor Stephen Hawking put the cat among the pigeons last week with his cheery remarks about comet Machholz-2, which some astronomers believe could be heading our way. — The Times, 19 September 1994.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
put the cat among the pigeonsTo cause alarm.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
spill the beans / let the cat out of the bagTo let out a secret
(0.00 / 0 votes)
but, satisfaction brought it backa common rejoinder to "curiosity killed the cat"
(0.00 / 0 votes)
catmeatMeat from a cat.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
his back is upHe is offended or angry; an expression or idea taken from a cat; that animal, when angry, always raising its back. An allusion also sometimes used to jeer a crooked man.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
lionA stylized representation of a large cat, used on a coat of arms.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
lionA large cat, Panthera leo, native to Africa, India and formerly to much of Europe. The term may apply to the species as a whole, to individuals, or to male individuals. It also applies to related species like mountain lions.
(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Phrases & Idioms


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network