There are 3 translations of cat in Spanish:

cat1

Pronunciation: /kæt/

n

  • 1 1.1 (domestic animal) gato, -ta (m,f) has the cat got your tongue? [colloquial/familiar] ¿te comieron la lengua los ratones? [familiar/colloquial], ¿te ha comido la lengua el gato? (Esp) he thinks he's the cat's whiskers o pajamas se cree el súmmum look what the cat's brought o dragged in! [colloquial/familiar] ¡hombre, mira quién viene por aquí! you look like something the cat dragged in ¡parece que vinieras de la guerra! not to have a cat in hell's chance (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] no tener* la más mínima posibilidad there's not enough o no room to swing a cat [colloquial/familiar] no cabe ni un alfiler [familiar/colloquial] to be like a cat on hot bricks o on a hot tin roof estar* sobre ascuas to fight like cat and dog andar* como (el) perro y (el) gato those two are like cat and dog esos dos se llevan or están siempre como el perro y el gato to grin like a Cheshire cat sonreír* de oreja a oreja to let the cat out of the bag descubrir* el pastel, levantar la liebre or (RPl) la perdiz to play cat and mouse (with sb) jugar* al gato y al ratón (con algn) to rain cats and dogs llover* a cántaros or a mares to see which way the cat jumps ver* por dónde van los tiros to set o put the cat among the pigeons levantar un revuelo when the cat's away the mice will play cuando el gato duerme, bailan los ratones a cat may look at a king los ojos son para mirar, con mirar no se desgasta
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    • Domestic cats may breed much more frequently, as often as 3 times a year, as they are not typically limited by nutrition or climate.
    • There is a guy in Bedfordshire who has sold the world's most expensive cat - a cross breed between a domestic cat and a feral one.
    • Pedigree dogs and mongrels performed the same overall, but pedigree cats scored marginally higher than mixed breed cats on all the tests.
    1.2 (lion, tiger) felino (m) the big cats los felinos mayores
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    • Twice I had come across wild mountain cats, narrowly escaping death.
    • They had seen lynx cats wild in Spain and were sure they were not mistaken.
    • His works feature a variety of cats like the snow leopard, jaguar, tiger and lion in various settings.
  • 3 [colloquial/familiar] caterpillar 2 2
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    • I'll wager you've ne'er felt the lash o' the cat.
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    • It's a sequel to last year's Masses, which found Spring Heel Jack collaborating with New York's most important underground jazz cats.
    • Don't you cats know this polka jazz is strictly from squaresville?
    • I also loved the sophistication and harmony of jazz, the melody and, of course, the great solos that jazz cats played.

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 3 translations of cat in Spanish:

cat2

n

  • catalog or catalogue

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 3 translations of cat in Spanish:

CAT

n

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more