Category mistake

What is Category mistake?

Category mistake definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used without object)
to utter long wailing cries, as cats in rutting time.
to utter a similar sound; howl or screech.
to quarrel like cats.

noun Also catA.erA.waulA.ing.
the cry of a cat in rutting time.
any similar sound.

RELATED WORDSbicker, wail, screech, bawl, squall, yowl, yell, shriek, scream, howl, quarrel

 

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