What does cat and mouse mean?

Definitions for cat and mouse

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cat and mouse.

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cat and mouse in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cat and mouse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Delaney:

    No cat and mouse games. I’m all in and I’m running for president.

  2. Jonathan Levin:

    The public nature of the network does give law enforcement an angle to help defeat them, but it’s a game of cat and mouse.

  3. 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.

  4. Rubenado Querubin:

    We are playing a cat-and-mouse game with the Chinese, they're preventing us from getting near the shoal and they have armed soldiers in rubber boats chasing us.

  5. Guy Fitoussi:

    These looters that operate in the area are experts at finding scrolls. We go after them, look for what they are looking for and try to catch them, this is the game. Like cat and mouse.

Images & Illustrations of cat and mouse

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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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