Meaning of cat's-paw
Pronunciation: (kats'pô"), [key]
- a person used to serve the purposes of another; tool.
- a hitch made in the bight of a rope so that two eyes are formed to hold the hook of one block of a tackle.
- a light breeze that ruffles the surface of the water over a comparatively small area.
- the small area ruffled by such a breeze.
- cat's-paw (Thesaurus)