Definitions for cat and mouse

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cat and mouse, cat and rat(noun)

    a game for children in which the players form a circle and join hands; they raise their hands to let a player inside the circle or lower their hands to bar a second player who is chasing the first


  1. cat and mouse(Noun)

    A relationship in which two parties closely monitor and challenge one another in a suspicious or self-protective manner, often because each party is attempting to gain an advantage over the other.


  1. Cat and Mouse

    Cat and Mouse is a 2003 Hong Kong romantic comedy film directed by Gordon Chan, and starring Andy Lau, Anthony Wong and Cecilia Cheung.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Captain Daniel Pickles:

    It’s common to find the narcotics bales have been weighted so they sink when they’re thrown overboard, it’s part of the cat-and-mouse game.

Translations for cat and mouse

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Katz-und-Maus-SpielGerman
  • kissa ja hiiri -leikkiFinnish
  • jeu du chat et de la sourisFrench
  • macska-egér játékHungarian
  • いたちごっこJapanese
  • gra w kotka i myszkę, grać w kotka i myszkęPolish
  • jocul de-a soarecele si pisicaRomanian
  • кошки-мышкиRussian
  • పిల్లీ ఎలుకా దొంగాటTelugu

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