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en.wiktionary.org/wiki/cat%27s_pyjamas

The phrase became popular in the U.S. in the 1920s, along with the bee's knees, the cat's whiskers (possibly from the use of these in ...

www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Cats%20pajamas

Top Definition. Cats pajamas. An adjective used by hipsters of the 1920's to describe a person who is the best at what they do. Also used to describe another  ...

www.word-detective.com/2007/07/cats-pajamas

Jul 31, 2007 ... Dear Word Detective: What is the derivation of the phrase "cat's pajamas"? I think it means the hottest new craze, but I don't know where it came ...

disappearingidioms.com/the-cats-pajamas-the-cats-meow

Jun 10, 2013 ... They still convey the meaning of zingy special-ness that the phrases ... The Cat's Pajamas sheet music from the 1920s. Origin? What Origin?

www.dictionary.com/browse/cat-s-pajamas

Cat's pajamas definition, someone or something wonderful or remarkable. See more.

www.quora.com/What-does-the-expression-the-cats-pajamas-mean-Whats-its-origin

From Wiktionary: A slang phrase coined by Thomas A. Dorgan. The phrase became popular in the U.S. in the 1920s, along with the bee's knees, the cat's ...

www.glossophilia.org/?p=3009

Jun 25, 2013 ... Cat's pajamas, bee's knees and dog's bollocks ... William and Mary Morris suggest that the “cat” phrases might have originated earlier than the ...

www.grammarphobia.com/blog/2011/03/cats.html

Mar 31, 2011 ... The origin of "the cat's pajamas," "the cat's meow," "the cat's whiskers," ... Similar feline phrases include “the cat's cuffs,” “the cat's lingerie,” “the ...

mentalfloss.com/article/29667/whats-so-special-about-cats-pajamas

Jan 6, 2012 ... The cat's pajamas are no better than the gnat's elbow, the elephant's ... A number of these phrases — the cat's pajamas, the cat's meow, the ...