like something the cat brought/dragged in

like something the cat brought in

Particularly exhausted, worn out, untidy, or dirty. After an afternoon playing out in the back yard, the kids came back looking like something the cat brought in. We're supposed to be going out to dinner, but I look like something the cat brought in.
See also: brought, cat, like, something

like something the cat dragged in

Particularly exhausted, worn out, untidy, or dirty. After an afternoon playing out in the back yard, the kids came back looking like something the cat dragged in. We're supposed to be going out to dinner, but I look like something the cat dragged in.
See also: cat, drag, like, something

like something the cat brought in

(of a person) very dirty, bedraggled, or exhausted. informal
1996 Frank McCourt Angela's Ashes One of them says we look like something the cat brought in and Malachy has to be held back from fighting them.
See also: brought, cat, like, something

(look) like something the ˈcat brought/dragged in

(informal) (look) dirty and untidy: Where have you been? You look like something the cat dragged in!
See also: brought, cat, drag, like, something
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