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TABBY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does tabby mean? 

TABBY (noun)
  The noun TABBY has 2 senses:

1. a cat with a grey or tawny coat mottled with black
2. female cat

  Familiarity information: TABBY used as a noun is rare.


TABBY (adjective)
  The adjective TABBY has 1 sense:

1. having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats

  Familiarity information: TABBY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TABBY (noun)


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Meaning:

A cat with a grey or tawny coat mottled with black

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

tabby; tabby cat

Hypernyms ("tabby" is a kind of...):

domestic cat; Felis catus; Felis domesticus; house cat (any domesticated member of the genus Felis)


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Meaning:

Female cat

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

tabby; queen

Hypernyms ("tabby" is a kind of...):

domestic cat; Felis catus; Felis domesticus; house cat (any domesticated member of the genus Felis)


TABBY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats

Synonyms:

brinded; brindle; brindled; tabby

Similar:

patterned (having patterns (especially colorful patterns))


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