cats meow


Also found in: Idioms.

cat's′ meow′


n.
Slang. someone or something wonderful or remarkable. Also called cat's′ paja′mas.
[1920–25]
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The sneaker boot is the 'cats meow' of all boots making them uber chic with internal wedge, overlay straps and laces in cool tones of beige and black and eccentric tones of purple, yellow and orange, it said.
Bob Mortimer asking a very confused Larry Hagman (who probably fired his agent straight afterwards) if the reason cats meow is because there's actually a rabbit trapped inside each one crying, "Let me out!" And with Angelos Epithemiou keeping the scores and erasing the memory of George Dawes almost altogether, the show seems to have rejuvenated itself since we last saw it.
In fact, some researchers believe it may be a learned response--that is, cats meow because they know it gets our attention.