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cat

1. noun, old-fashioned A spiteful, gossipy woman. Oh, don't listen to a thing Mrs. Studebaker says. That crazy old cat just likes to put her nose into other people's business and cause trouble.
2. noun, dated slang A man. A: "You ever hear of Tom Michelson?" B: "The cat who runs the Double Dice bar over on Santa Monica? Yeah, I've heard of him"
3. verb, dated slang To pursue promiscuous sexual intercourse or activity; to look for sexual partners. She started to suspect that her husband was out catting around while she was at home looking after the kids.
4. verb, dated slang To retch or vomit. Primarily heard in UK. Something I ate must not have agreed with my stomach, because I started catting everything up about an hour later. The smell of the substance is enough to make you cat.
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cat

1. n. a fellow; a guy; a dude. Now, this cat wants to borrow some money from me. What should I do?
2. in. to empty one’s stomach; to vomit. Looks like somebody catted in the bushes.
3. n. a gossipy woman. Mary can be such a cat, you know.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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