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Meaning of "It's the cat's meow"



 
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Meaning of "It's the cat's meow" #1 (permalink) Tue Sep 29, 2009 18:24 pm   Meaning of "It's the cat's meow"
 

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ESL/EFL Test #279 "English Slang Idioms (1)", question 7

That car is the nicest one on the market. It's the cat's ........., alright!

(a) purr
(b) paw
(c) meow
(d) nip

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ESL/EFL Test #279 "English Slang Idioms (1)", answer 7

That car is the nicest one on the market. It's the cat's meow, alright!

Correct answer: (c) meow

Your answer was: incorrect
That car is the nicest one on the market. It's the cat's purr, alright!
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Would please tell me the means of "It's the cat's meow"
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Meaning of "It's the cat's meow" #2 (permalink) Tue Sep 29, 2009 22:58 pm   Meaning of "It's the cat's meow"
 

Hi Susan J,
The cat's meow refers to high quality products or services - something that is exceptional.
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meaow #3 (permalink) Wed Sep 22, 2010 12:30 pm   meaow
 

Hi,

It's cat pyjamas.
It's cat's whisker.
It's cat's miaw.

are the synonims of your sentence.
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Meaning of "It's the cat's meow" #4 (permalink) Thu Jul 04, 2013 9:06 am   Meaning of "It's the cat's meow"
 

the cat's meow =The latest, the best, the cutting edge = the newest, most advanced)
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Re: meaow #5 (permalink) Sat Jul 06, 2013 5:20 am   Re: meaow
 

Cat's pajamas is outstanding, I believe?
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