1. [ noun ] (zoology) feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and being unable to roar; domestic cats; wildcats
Synonyms: true_cat
Related terms: feline wildcat domestic_cat
2. [ noun ] (trademark) a large vehicle that is driven by caterpillar tracks; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work
Synonyms: Caterpillar
Related terms: tractor tracked_vehicle caterpillar_tread trademark
3. [ verb ] eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
Synonyms: vomit throw_up retch regorge regurgitate sick honk purge puke barf spew spue be_sick chuck upchuck disgorge cast vomit_up

"After drinking too much, the students vomited" "He purged continuously" "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

Related terms: keep_down excrete gag vomit spewer heave vomit emetic
4. [ noun ] (arms) a whip with nine knotted cords
Synonyms: cat-o'-nine-tails

"British sailors feared the cat"

Related terms: whip
5. [ noun ] a spiteful woman gossip

"what a cat she is!"

Related terms: woman gossip
6. [ noun ] an informal term for a youth or man
Synonyms: guy bozo hombre

"a nice guy" "the guy's only doing it for some doll"

Related terms: man sod
7. [ noun ] (zoology) any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
Synonyms: big_cat
Related terms: feline lion jaguar tiger liger cheetah snow_leopard tiglon leopard saber-toothed_tiger Felidae
8. [ verb ] beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails
Related terms: flog cat-o'-nine-tails
9. [ noun ] (pharmacology) the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant
Synonyms: arabian_tea kat khat qat quat african_tea

"in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"

Related terms: stimulant
10. [ noun ] (computer science,medicine) a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis
Synonyms: CT computerized_axial_tomography computed_axial_tomography computerized_tomography computed_tomography
Related terms: X-raying
Similar spelling:   Catt