get in(to) heat(redirected from get in heat)
get in(to) heat
To begin experiencing a state of sexual excitement as a result of a readiness to breed, as of a female animal. Do you hear those stray cats howling and screeching at night? They must be getting in heat. I try to keep my poodle away from other dogs when she gets into heat.
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