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Meaning of "a bag of cats" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A BAG OF CATS

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WHAT DOES A BAG OF CATS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of a bag of cats in the English dictionary

The definition of a bag of cats in the dictionary is a bad-tempered person.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A BAG OF CATS

a bad lot
a bad patch
a bad penny
a bag of bones
a beam in one´s eye
a bed of roses
a big ask
a big fish in a small pond
a bird in the hand
a bit
a bit much
a bit of
a bit of all right
a bit of slap and tickle
a bit thick
a bolt from the blue
a breath of fresh air
a bull in a china shop
A bursary
a capella

WORDS THAT END LIKE A BAG OF CATS

bats
combats
congrats
eats
fight like Kilkenny cats
flats
floats
Ghats
Greats
John o´Groats
Keats
lats
long-coats
mudflats
Nats
oats
rats
stats
sweats
Yeats

Synonyms and antonyms of a bag of cats in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a bag of cats» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A BAG OF CATS

Find out the translation of a bag of cats to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a bag of cats from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a bag of cats» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一包猫
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una bolsa de gatos
570 millions of speakers

English

a bag of cats
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बिल्लियों के एक बैग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كيس من القطط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мешок кошек
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um saco de gatos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিড়াল একটি ব্যাগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un sac de chats
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Satu beg kucing
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eine Tasche von Katzen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

猫のバッグ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고양이 의 가방
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tas saka kucing
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một túi mèo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பூனைகள் ஒரு பையில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मांजरीचा एक पिशवी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bir kedi torbası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un sacchetto di gatti
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

torba z kotami
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

мішок кішок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un sac de pisici
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μια τσάντα των γατών
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n sak van katte
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en påse med katter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en pose med katter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a bag of cats

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A BAG OF CATS»

The term «a bag of cats» is regularly used and occupies the 107.017 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A BAG OF CATS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a bag of cats

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A BAG OF CATS»

Discover the use of a bag of cats in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a bag of cats and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Appendix to ... Journals of the Legislative Assembly of the ...
Append“ taking out a bag of cats from the Institution, when (B'B'B'B'm, the Board were satisfied he was not guilty. On re80th May. fercnce to the Minutes, witness finds no mention of this in uiry, and if it is not there, it must have been omitt .
Canada. Parliament. Legislative Assembly, 1849
2
Planet Cat: A Cat-Alog
20. In Topeka, Kansas, you may not own more than five cats at a time. 21. In Shorewood, Wisconsin, however, no more than two cats can be owned by the same family. 76 Cat Idioms 1. A bag of cats: A bad-tempered. 72 Planet Cat LIII.
Sandra Choron, Harry Choron, Arden Moore, 2007
3
Zero Chance: Power of Love... Love of Power
She sounded like a bag of cats on the other end of the line. "Susan!" my dad yelled, holding the phone a foot away from his ear. "Susan! They're right here! I'll handle it!" In between protests, he slammed the phone shut. Then he resumed our ...
Jason Williams, 2009
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Shadow's Curse
... as a bag of cats, his clothes gray and stiff with dirt, and the smell coming off him was pungent enough to make one's eyes water. Where Hawthorne had dug him up, Corey couldn't imagine. “Are you certain you're not being taken for a fool?
Alexa Egan, 2013
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The Life and Death of Democracy
... of nature as the individuals who compose it.' Nature not politics was the guarantee of political community. Nature 'makes each society a band of brothers, working for the common good, instead of a bag of cats biting and worrying each other.
John Keane, 2009
6
Irish Language and Culture
If you're in a cranky mood in Ireland you're brassed off, cheesed off, browned off, as cross as a bag of cats, driven up the wall, fit to be tied, pissed off or up to 90. Someone or something that's annoying you could be described as getting on your ...
Gerry Coughlan, Martin Hughes, 2007
7
Sassoon & Graves: On the Trail of the Poets of the Great War
Feed for the horse - a bag of cats and a net containing hay - was also carried. The weight represented by this list gives an indication of why Sassoon was concerned for his hunter's well-being. Sassoon was not a natural private soldier:  ...
Helen McPhail, Philip Guest, 2001
8
A Very Irish Funeral
Jarlath looked round wild-eyed, as the coffin landed on the table with a resounding crash. "You great gawk!" his mother screamed, looking as if she was going to hit him. Brendan hissed. "Jarly, for God's sake! She's as angry as a bag of cats.
Patrick Walsh
9
Skidding in Sideways
We weren't like a bag of cats anyway. I had learned to play the guitar when I was younger by teaching myself from the TV. On Saturday mornings there was this show called “Mr Guitar” and he would show you how to make chords and stuff on  ...
Douglas ?Doc? McBride, 2014
10
Blood on the Shamrock: A Novel of Ireland's Civil War, 1916-1921
£amon de Valera TUESDAY EVENING, 25 APRIL 1922 C_yK/ ichael Collins was as angry as a bag of cats. He'd just had his second brush with death inside a week. The turmoil of the last several months hadn't lessened one bit, while in the  ...
Cathal Liam, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A BAG OF CATS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a bag of cats is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Outteridge and Jensen dedicate their new skiff to The Honey Badger
His metaphors include "sweating like a bag of cats at a greyhound meet" and "he's as tough as woodpecker's lips". In Beau Outteridge's video of the christening ... «My Sailing, Jun 15»
2
On 'SNL,' Kate McKinnon & Reese Witherspoon Are Cat Adoption …
... as volunteers at “Whiskers R We” that I would definitely want to adopt a kitten from them if that world existed, because “cats are all that and a bag of cats. «Bustle, May 15»
3
Emmerdale Spoilers: Adam panics over one night stand with …
If there's a bag of cats lurking around, you can just know someone will release them and flood the village with moggies. Likewise, if there are any cans of worms ... «Unreality TV, Mar 15»
4
Detente is over as Oracle lays into Salesforce, Workday
It's back to fighting like a bag of cats and no mistake. I mean, we could all hear the tension creaking anyway, but when at the end of last month Salesforce CEO ... «Diginomica, Mar 15»
5
The Yes Woman: What would Seneca and Socrates do?
Seneca says we can stop that nonsense this minute. Our emotions aren't a force over which we have no control; a bag of cats that anyone can come over and hit ... «Irish Times, Jan 15»
6
Australia's sporting year 2014: the best and worst in clips and quips
He was going off like a bag of cats.” After his Super Rugby hat-trick: “I crossed the line more than Osama bin Laden.” On the Western Force's early-season form: ... «The Guardian, Dec 14»
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Bjork: Biophilia Live review - as exhilarating as a concert films gets
This is unlikely to change hearts and minds among those who think she sounds like a bag of cats. It is, however, as visually and sonically exhilarating as concert ... «Irish Times, Oct 14»
8
Digital Love: Exploring Brony Mate
Brony Mate's price plan is more depressing than a bag of cats being thrown into a river of tears. While the lifetime plan is honestly a pretty good bargain, ... «NYU Local, Sep 14»
9
Wallabies star 'Honey Badger' sacrifices World Cup rugby dream to …
He was going off like a bag of cats'. 'You're as tough as woodpecker lips.' 'Yeah mate I bloody was like a rat up a drainpipe in one of them runs there.' 'It was a ... «Daily Mail, Jul 14»
10
Rowan Williams: I didn't really want to be Archbishop
... too intelligent and even too holy to have to be responsible for a Church whose members were capable of fighting like a bag of cats. Others thought he was too ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Apr 14»

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