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Definition of "pussycat" [pussycat]

  • A cat. (noun)
  • Informal One who is regarded as easygoing, mild-mannered, or amiable. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "pussycat" in a sentence
  • "A pussycat is just as “sound” logically too, but it still is not a sufficient answer to “what’s the square root of 2?”"
  • "Lord Mandelson the 'pussycat' reveals his softer side: Lord Mandelson, who made his name as a spin doctor and some-time political assassin, has revealed a new, softer persona, describing himself as a "pussycat" and insisting: "You can defeat people without killing them.""
  • "Should have known with the "pussycat" brigade all in march and april."