part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small, furry mammal with whiskers, short ears, and a long tail.
- Cats, also called house cats, are often kept as pets or to catch mice and rats.
synonyms: feline, kitten, kitty
definition 2: any of the larger wild animals related to the kind of cat kept as a pet.
- Tigers, lions, and bobcats are all cats. Cats are carnivorous mammals.
phrase: let the cat out of the bag
derivation: catlike (adj.)