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Meaning of "cat's pyjamas" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CAT'S PYJAMAS

cat's pyjamas  [kæts pɪˈdʒɑːməz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CAT'S PYJAMAS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cat's pyjamas is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CAT'S PYJAMAS


allcomers
ˈɔ:lˌkʌməz
Alzheimer´s
ˈæltsˌhaɪməz
Bahamas
bəˈhɑːməz
bloomers
ˈbluːməz
dimmers
ˈdɪməz
gentlemen-farmers
ˌdʒentəlmənˈfɑːməz
legwarmers
ˈlɛɡˌwɔːməz
pajamas
pəˈdʒɑːməz
primers
ˈprɪməz
pyjamas
pəˈdʒɑːməz
swimmers
swɪməz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CAT'S PYJAMAS

cat-and-mouse
cat-lick
cat-o´-mountain
cat-o´-nine-tails
cat-scratch fever
cat-swing
cat-tail
cat-train
cat.
cat´s cradle
cat´s whisker
cat´s whiskers
cat´s-ear
cat´s-eye
cat´s-feet
cat´s-foot
cat´s-paw
cat´s-tail
catabases
catabasis

WORDS THAT END LIKE CAT'S PYJAMAS

Athamas
baby-doll pyjamas
camas
Christmas
churidar pyjamas
doubting Thomas
Dumas
Habermas
Hallowmas
Hamas
in inverted commas
Las Palmas
mas
Palmas
plumdamas
Saint Thomas
the Bahamas
Thomas
white Christmas
Xmas

Synonyms and antonyms of cat's pyjamas in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cat's pyjamas» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CAT'S PYJAMAS

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

Translator English - Chinese

猫的睡衣
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

el pijama del gato
570 millions of speakers

English

cat´s pyjamas
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बिल्ली की पजामा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

منامة القط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пижамы кошки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pijamas do gato
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিড়ালের পাজামা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Les pyjamas du chat
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Baju tidur kucing
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pyjamas der Katze
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

猫のパジャマ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고양이의 잠옷
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kucing piyama
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bộ đồ ngủ mèo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பூனை பைஜாமாக்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मांजरीचे पायजमा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kedi pijama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pigiama del gatto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

piżamy kota
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

піжами кішки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pijama de pisica
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πυτζάμες της γάτας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kat se pajamas
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kattens pyjamas
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kattens pyjamas
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cat's pyjamas

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CAT'S PYJAMAS»

The term «cat's pyjamas» is normally little used and occupies the 149.394 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CAT'S PYJAMAS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «cat's pyjamas» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «cat's pyjamas» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cat's pyjamas

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CAT'S PYJAMAS»

Discover the use of cat's pyjamas in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cat's pyjamas and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Cat's Pyjamas
Prepare to be delighted by the Cat and his colourful pyjamas.
Catherine Foreman, 2011
2
Spilling the Beans on the Cats Pyjamas: Popular Expressions ...
How on earth did 'with bells on' come to express enthusiasm?
Judy Parkinson, 2011
3
The Cat's Pyjamas: The Penguin Book of Clichés
A fascinating, thematic exploration of clichés from as the actress said to the bishop to zero hour, explaining what they are and where they’ve come from. Julia Cresswell has taken her best-selling dictionary of clichés (‘Sumptuous.
Julia Cresswell, 2007
4
The Cat's Pyjamas
Reveals the extraordinary tales behind words, sayings and customs.
R. Brasch, 1997
5
Haunted House: A Touch and Feel Spooky Tour
A friendly skeleton presents a guided tour through a haunted house while inviting young children to feel inside built-in pockets that contain texturized images of a hairy spider leg, vampire fangs, slimy brains and other tactile elements ...
Cat's Pyjamas, 2013
6
The Cat's Pyjamas
Terminal baptism, erotic performance art, and voodoo economics with actual voodoo are just a few of the subjects that James Morrow tackles with humor and sharp criticism in this book of science fiction stories.
James Morrow, 2013
7
Cat's Pyjamas: 101 Adorable Breeds
Rachael Hale's luminous photography captures the essence of 101 of the most beautiful cats breeds as she pairs her captivating images with descriptions on each breed's origin, temperament, and physical characteristics.
Rachael Hale, 2009
8
The Cat's Pyjamas
A gorgeous quaint picture book explaining sayings - literally.
Wallace Edwards, 2010
9
The Cat's Pajamas: Stories
From the winner of the National Book Foundations' 2000 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters comes a "sweet, funny . . . thought–provoking" (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) collection of short stories.
Ray Bradbury, 2005
10
Ontario Hydro at the Millennium: Has Monopoly's Moment Passed?
3 This would seem to call for a proactive, but narrowly focused regulator, rather different from established reactive, broad-based regulatory agencies. It has proved to be exceedingly difficult to engraft regulatory In Search of the Cat's Pyjamas: ...
Ronald J. Daniels, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CAT'S PYJAMAS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cat's pyjamas is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The cats' pyjamas
And no one flashed their claws during the contest, which, from a judge's point of view, was really the cat's pyjamas. doug.speirs@freepress.mb. «Winnipeg Free Press, Jul 15»
2
Borden: Hemming techniques on upcoming show
Denise White, owner of The Cat's Pyjamas, will show how to make a snowman chenille doll and some snowmen ornaments. She lives in ... «Portales News-Tribune, Jul 15»
3
Opening up a can of worms
Labour are a busted flush, the Tories are spawn of the devil and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is the cat's pyjamas. R Russell Smith,. 96 Milton ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
4
Living in the past
... by The Observer, are the problems of the UK itself: hubris - an arrogant unwillingness to accept that it is no longer the cat's pyjamas. I suspect ... «Dorset Echo, Jun 15»
5
Build a pillow fort to fend off an army of kitties in Fort Meow, out now …
It definitely sounds like the cat's pyjamas, so go ahead and check it out. You can grab it for £2.99 / $3.99 on the App Store, and it'll be available ... «Pocket Gamer, Jun 15»
6
New Cat's Pyjamas cider released
Small Acres Cyder is releasing a 2013 vintage of its popular Cat's Pyjamas cider this week. The 2011 vintage of this cider won Champion ... «The Shout, Jun 15»
7
15 Absolutely Awful Fashion Trends From The 90s
... you will come across some absolute clunkers on this list that you may well have thought you looked the cat's pyjamas in all those years ago. «WhatCulture, Jun 15»
8
Street party draws in crowds and commemorates 70th anniversary of …
Everyone's feet were tapping to 1940s doo wop group The Cat's Pyjamas and Bristol Samba Band got the crowds on their feet during a loud ... «Gazette Series, Jun 15»
9
Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION
It'll be the cat's pyjamas. Go to parktheatrevideo.com for more. Sounds of spring. From Thursday through June 21, the Winnipeg International ... «The Carillon, Jun 15»
10
Architect couple create a spa-like retreat amid Hong Kong hubbub
The cat's pyjamas Faced with the eternal problem of cat owners - where to hide the kitty litter - Winnie Ling and Scott Findley came up with this ... «South China Morning Post, May 15»

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