look like something the cat dragged in

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: cat

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look like something the cat dragged in (or brought in)
informal (of a person) look very dirty or disheveled

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look like sth the ˈcat brought/dragged in idiom
(informal) (of a person) to look dirty and untidy
Main entry:catidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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

  • 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 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! …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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 — something horrid or abhorrent …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • look like something the cat dragged in — Australian Slang something horrid or abhorrent …   English dialects glossary

  • 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 What the Cat Dragged In — For the song by Giggs, see Look What the Cat Dragged In (song). Look What the Cat Dragged In Studio album by Poison …   Wikipedia

  • like something thecat dragged in —    If you compare a person or thing to something the cat dragged in,you think they they look dirty, untidy or generally unappealing.     My teenage son often looks like something the cat dragged in …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cat — [ kæt ] noun count *** 1. ) 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. a ) a wild animal that looks like a big cat, for example a lion or TIGER: BIG CAT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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