Synonyms

1. polecat

noun. ['ˈpoʊlˌkæt'] dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that gives off an unpleasant odor when threatened.

Synonyms

  • genus Mustela
  • mustelid
  • Mustela putorius
  • fitch
  • musteline
  • Mustela
  • musteline mammal
  • foulmart
  • foumart

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Words that Rhyme with Polecat

  • bobcat
  • copycat
  • kitcat
  • pussycat
  • thundercat
  • tomcat
  • wildcat

Example sentences of the word polecat


1. Noun, singular or mass
The wild and rare black-footed ferret is also known as the American polecat.

2. polecat

noun. ['ˈpoʊlˌkæt'] American musteline mammal typically ejecting an intensely malodorous fluid when startled; in some classifications put in a separate subfamily Mephitinae.

Synonyms

  • hog-nosed skunk
  • hognosed skunk
  • Spilogale putorius
  • badger skunk
  • wood pussy
  • striped skunk
  • mustelid
  • skunk
  • Mephitis macroura
  • musteline
  • Mephitis mephitis
  • musteline mammal
  • rooter skunk
  • spotted skunk
  • little spotted skunk
  • hooded skunk
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