alley cat


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alley cat

n.
A homeless or stray cat in an urban area.

alley cat

n
1. a homeless cat that roams in back streets

al′ley cat`


n.
a stray domestic cat.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.alley cat - a homeless cat
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
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