look like something the cat brought in

look like something the cat brought in
look like something the cat brought/dragged in informal if someone looks like something the cat brought in, they are very untidy and dirty.

You can't possibly go to school like that - you look like something the cat dragged in!


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  • look like something the cat brought in — look like something the cat dragged/brought/in informal phrase to have a very dirty or untidy appearance Thesaurus: dirty and scruffy in appearancesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • look like something the cat dragged in — look like something the cat brought/dragged in informal if someone looks like something the cat brought in, they are very untidy and dirty. You can t possibly go to school like that you look like something the cat dragged in! …   New idioms dictionary

  • look like something the cat dragged in — look like something the cat dragged/brought/in informal phrase to have a very dirty or untidy appearance Thesaurus: dirty and scruffy in appearancesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • like something the cat brought/dragged/drug in — ◇ If you look or feel like something the cat brought/dragged/drug in, you are very dirty or untidy. I need to take a shower–I look like something the cat dragged in. • • • Main Entry: ↑cat …   Useful english dictionary

  • look like something the cat brought in — Vrb phrs. To look scruffy, unkempt, or in a physical mess …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • like something the cat dragged in — look like something the cat brought/dragged in informal if someone looks like something the cat brought in, they are very untidy and dirty. You can t possibly go to school like that you look like something the cat dragged in! …   New idioms dictionary

  • The Cat in the Hat —   …   Wikipedia

  • cat — [[t]kæ̱t[/t]] ♦♦♦ cats 1) N COUNT A cat is a furry animal that has a long tail and sharp claws. Cats are often kept as pets. 2) N COUNT Cats are lions, tigers, and other wild animals in the same family. 3) → See also , fat cat, wildcat 4) PHRASE …   English dictionary

  • cat */*/*/ — UK [kæt] / US noun [countable] Word forms cat : singular cat plural cats a) an animal with soft fur, a long thin tail, and whiskers, that people keep as a pet or for catching mice. A young cat is called a kitten. b) a wild animal that looks like… …   English dictionary

  • cat — W3S1 [kæt] n [: Old English; Origin: catt, probably from Latin cattus, catta] 1.) a) a small animal with four legs that people often keep as a pet. Cats sometimes kill small animals and birds →↑feline tabby/ginger/tortoiseshell etc cat (=colours… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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