the cat's meow

the cat's meow
the cat's meow (US) (or the cat's pajamas or Brit the cat's whiskers)
old-fashioned + informal
— used to say that someone or something is very appealing

That car is the cat's meow. [=I really like that car]

Going to the movies was the cat's pajamas when I was a kid.

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Main Entry:cat
the cat's meow — see cat
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Main Entry:meow

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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