What is Let the cat out of the bag?
Let the cat out of the bag definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a small domesticated carnivore, Felis domestica or F. catus, bred in a number of varieties.
any of several carnivores of the family Felidae, as the lion, tiger, leopard or jaguar, etc.
Slang. a person, especially a man.a devotee of jazz.
a woman given to spiteful or malicious gossip.
the fur of the domestic cat.
Games. Chiefly British.the tapering piece of wood used in the game of tipcat.Chiefly British.the game itself.four old cat, one old cat, three old cat, two old cat.
Nautical. a tackle used in hoisting an anchor to the cathead.
a double tripod having six legs but resting on only three no matter how it is set down, usually used before or over a fire.
Navy Informal. catapult(def 2).
(in medieval warfare) a movable shelter for providing protection when approaching a fortification.
verb (used with object), cat