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cat's pajamas

Something or someone highly enjoyable, desirable, or impressive, especially in a fancy or elaborate way. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. Tom's new Cadillac is really the cat's pajamas! Boy, that singer last night was the cat's pajamas, wasn't she?
See also: pajama
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Spilling The Beans On The Cat's Pyjamas, by Judy Parkinson, is published by Michael O'Mara Books at pounds 9.
MONTE CARLO PG MAYBE if I was a 12-year-old girl I'd have thought this was the cat's pyjamas.
Ukip thinks Westminster is the cat's pyjamas, but many of us prefer self-government for our own patches and affiliation to the EU, bypassing Westminster completely.
After it, he was the bee's knees clad in the cat's pyjamas.
New book Spilling The Beans On The Cat's Pyjamas reveals the origins and meanings of some of the most popular and obscure sayings we use today.
I bought some huge clip-on gypsy earrings and, dressed to kill in flower-power tent dresses with matching shoes, we took ourselves off to the local dance feeling like the cat's pyjamas.
As well as tender, romantic ballads, there were also moments of comedy such as Like The Cat's Pyjamas and a cover of Peter Cook's swinging theme from Bedazzled.