Translation of "cat" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /kæt/ us /kæt/

A1 an animal with fur that is kept as a pet

let the cat out of the bag

to tell people secret information, often without intending to

irse de la lengua

(Translation of “cat” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /kӕt/

a small, four-legged, fur-covered animal often kept as a pet

a Persian/Siamese cat.

a large wild animal of the same family (eg tiger, lion etc)

the big cats.
catty adjective (comparative cattier, superlative cattiest)

spiteful, malicious

She’s catty even about her best friend
catty remarks.
catcall noun

a shrill whistle showing disagreement or disapproval

The minister was greeted by catcalls from the crowd. .
catfish noun (plural catfish)

any of a family of scaleless fish with long feelers round the mouth.

catgut noun

a kind of cord made from the intestines of sheep etc , used for violin strings etc.

cuerda de tripa
Catseye noun

(trademark ) (British) a small, thick piece of glass fixed in the surface of a road to reflect light and guide drivers at night.

catsuit noun

a woman’s close-fitting one-piece trouser suit

prenda ajustada que cubre todo el cuerpo
The singer was wearing a bright pink catsuit.
cattail noun

a tall plant that grows in wet places, with flowers shaped like a cat’s tail.

tifácea, espadaña
catwalk noun

a long stage that models walk along at a fashion show

(also adjective) She’s a catwalk model.

a narrow structure for people to walk on, built high up on the inside or outside of a building.

let the cat out of the bag

to let a secret become known unintentionally

irse de la lengua
We wanted it to be a surprise birthday party for her, but someone let the cat out of the bag.

(Translation of “cat” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)