Cat’s pajamas

Idiom

Cat’s pajamas

Definition

An expression used to describe something that is particularly impressive, appealing, or excellent.

Examples

That new restaurant is the cat’s pajamas!

That dress is the cat’s pajamas!

Origin

This expression originated in the United States in the 1920s and has been a part of American slang ever since.

FAQs

What does ‘cat’s pajamas’ mean?

It is an expression used to describe something that is particularly impressive, appealing, or excellent.