Synonyms

1. tortoiseshell-cat

noun. a cat having black and cream-colored and yellowish markings.

Synonyms

  • tortoiseshell
  • domestic cat
  • Felis catus
  • house cat
  • calico cat

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Words that Rhyme with Tortoiseshell Cat

  • tit-for-tat
  • inmarsat
  • rat-a-tat
  • landsat
  • gujarat
  • tvsat
  • prevatte
  • prevatt
  • nonfat
  • mcnatt
  • deslatte
  • combat
  • biernat
  • balyeat
  • spratt
  • splat
  • sadat
  • labatt
  • hnat
  • delatte
  • begat
  • at-bat
  • arnatt
  • stat
  • spat
  • slat
  • slaght
  • scat
  • sarratt
  • pratte

Example sentences of the word tortoiseshell-cat


1. Noun Phrase
* Names for calico cat*lico cats

2.
*Noun Phrase

Many people think that calico cats and tortoiseshell cats are the same thing, but they aren’t.

3. Noun Phrase
All calico cats are tortoiseshell, but not all tortoiseshell cats are calico.

2. tortoiseshell

noun. brilliantly colored; larvae feed on nettles.

Synonyms

  • nymphalid butterfly
  • Nymphalis
  • brush-footed butterfly
  • four-footed butterfly
  • tortoiseshell butterfly
  • genus Nymphalis

Etymology

  • shell (English)
  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tortoise (English)
  • tortuse (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. tortoiseshell

noun. a cat having black and cream-colored and yellowish markings.

Synonyms

  • domestic cat
  • Felis catus
  • house cat
  • tortoiseshell-cat
  • calico cat

Etymology

  • shell (English)
  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tortoise (English)
  • tortuse (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. tortoiseshell

noun. the mottled horny substance of the shell of some turtles.

Etymology

  • shell (English)
  • schelle (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tortoise (English)
  • tortuse (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. cat

noun. ['ˈkæt'] feline mammal usually having thick soft fur and no ability to roar: domestic cats; wildcats.

Synonyms

  • true cat
  • domestic cat
  • Felis catus
  • house cat
  • feline
  • wildcat
  • felid

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • stay in place
  • be born
  • survive

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. cat

noun. ['ˈkæt'] a whip with nine knotted cords.

Synonyms

  • cat-o'-nine-tails

Antonyms

  • failing
  • stay

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. cat

noun. ['ˈkæt'] a large tracked vehicle that is propelled by two endless metal belts; frequently used for moving earth in construction and farm work.

Synonyms

  • Caterpillar

Antonyms

  • fail
  • appear

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. cat

noun. ['ˈkæt'] any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild.

Synonyms

  • Acinonyx jubatus
  • Panthera tigris
  • Panthera uncia
  • chetah
  • lion
  • feline
  • leopard
  • Panthera pardus
  • Panthera onca
  • ounce
  • tiglon
  • saber-toothed tiger
  • tigon
  • snow leopard
  • panther
  • cheetah
  • sabertooth
  • felid
  • big cat
  • jaguar
  • liger
  • Panthera leo
  • family Felidae
  • tiger
  • king of beasts
  • Felidae

Antonyms

  • invalidate
  • disapprove
  • disallow
  • decertify

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. cat

noun. ['ˈkæt'] a spiteful woman gossip.

Synonyms

  • woman
  • gossiper
  • rumourmonger
  • adult female
  • rumormonger
  • newsmonger
  • gossip

Antonyms

  • unalarming
  • pleased
  • unmoved
  • strong

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. cat

verb. ['ˈkæt'] beat with a cat-o'-nine-tails.

Synonyms

  • lather
  • trounce
  • strap
  • lash
  • welt
  • flog
  • slash

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • male
  • husband
  • inflexibility

Etymology

  • cat (Middle English (1100-1500))
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