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pussycat

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Pronunciation: /ˈpʊsikat
 
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Definition of pussycat in English:

noun

informal
1A cat.
Example sentences
  • It's more of a scarred old tomcat than a pussycat, but deserves a mention nonetheless.
  • If you did not like pictures of cuddly teddies and pussycats when you were carefree and childless, there is no good reason for you to like them now.
  • From my third floor window, I watch pussycats patrolling their domain.
2A gentle, mild-mannered, or easy-going person: he may look scary, but people assure us he’s really a pussycat
More example sentences
  • And despite her feisty on-screen image, she is a pussycat with a heart of gold, according to Tabby.
  • Having branded the Lions as pussycats last weekend, New Zealand's Sunday papers were back on familiar ground this morning.
  • The kids today are like pussycats compared with what we used to be like.

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