Synonyms of cat


1. cat, true cat, feline, felid

usage: feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats

2. guy, cat, hombre, bozo, man, adult male

usage: an informal term for a youth or man; "a nice guy"; "the guy's only doing it for some doll"

3. cat, gossip, gossiper, gossipmonger, rumormonger, rumourmonger, newsmonger, woman, adult female

usage: a spiteful woman gossip; "what a cat she is!"

4. kat, khat, qat, quat, cat, Arabian tea, African tea, stimulant, stimulant drug, excitant

usage: the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant; "in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"

5. cat-o'-nine-tails, cat, whip

usage: a whip with nine knotted cords; "British sailors feared the cat"

6. Caterpillar, cat, tracked vehicle

usage: a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work

7. big cat, cat, feline, felid

usage: any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild

8. computerized tomography, computed tomography, CT, computerized axial tomography, computed axial tomography, CAT, X-raying, X-radiation

usage: a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis


1. cat, flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce

usage: beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails

2. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up, excrete, egest, eliminate, pass

usage: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

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Definition and meaning of cat (Dictionary)