be the cat's whiskers

be the cat's whiskers

To be highly enjoyable, desirable, or impressive, especially in a fancy or elaborate way. Tom's new Cadillac is really the cat's whiskers! Boy, that singer last night was the cat's whiskers, wasn't she?
See also: whisker

be the cat's whiskers

  (British & Australian)
to be better than everyone else I thought I was the cat's whiskers in my new dress.
See also: whisker
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