Cheshire cat

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Chesh′ire cat′


n.
a constantly grinning cat in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
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Noun1.Cheshire cat - a fictional cat with a broad fixed smile on its faceCheshire cat - a fictional cat with a broad fixed smile on its face; created by Lewis Carroll
Translations

Cheshire cat

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Cheshire cat

n to grin like a Cheshire catbreit grinsen
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To see the criminal stood outside the court grinning like a Cheshire Cat at the light sentence they have received.
"This is a big deal, this is a big plane," the humble pastor said while grinning like a Cheshire cat.
Hopefully Devil Dawg keeps her grinning like a Cheshire cat.
St Cyres Comprehensive School, Penarth Head teacher Dr Jonathan Hicks said he was "grinning like a Cheshire cat" yesterday.
Actually she isn't miserable but realises she doesn't look her best when she's grinning like a Cheshire cat. If you get photographed as much as she does, why wouldn't you want to look your best?
The Take That star has been grinning like a Cheshire cat since the pair announced their engagement in November 2009, after Robbie, 36, proposed on an Australian radio show.
''He would have been such a proud dad, I can picture him grinning like a Cheshire cat showing off his 'little princess'.
The thing that annoyed me was our beloved PM Gordon Brown standing grinning like a Cheshire cat.
He was caught grinning like a Cheshire cat as 29-year-old Jodie gave him a smacker during their bizarre night out.
If I were him, with no many needlessly dead, I would hang my head in shame, not stand there grinning like a Cheshire cat.