Definition of alley cat in English:

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alley cat

Pronunciation: /ˈalē ˌkat/


A cat that lives wild in a town.
Example sentences
  • But look, everyone knows that when Gray Davis gets his back up against a wall, he comes out fighting like an alley cat.
  • I don't want to insult you or anything, but girlfriend, you look like an alley cat caught in a downpour.
  • Befriend an alley cat that could benefit from some catnip and a few rubs.

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Syllabification: al·ley cat

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