What is another word for kitten?

Pronunciation: [kˈɪtən] (IPA)

A kitten is commonly known as a small, cute and cuddly feline creature. However, there are many other words that can be used as synonyms for this lovable animal. Some of these words include 'catling', 'kitty', 'puss', 'pussy', 'feline' and 'tabby'. The word catling refers to a young cat, while kitty is another cute term used to describe a kitten. Puss and pussy are more affectionate names that can also be used to refer to a kitten. Feline is a broader term, encompassing all members of the cat family, and tabby is a specific type of kitten with a striped coat pattern. Regardless of the term used, kittens are sure to bring joy and happiness into any household.

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    • Noun, singular or mass
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    • Proper noun, singular
    • Noun, singular or mass

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Usage examples for Kitten

Hearing this, Nell began at once to fawn like a little kitten.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
Here he was again, mewing like a kitten for somebody to come and open the door, instead of taking hold and mastering the situation.
William McFee
"That ain't a new aunt," he exclaimed; "that'th jutht my fire lady," and he curled up like a kitten in his Aunt Louise's lap.
"Ethel Morton at Chautauqua"
Mabell S. C. Smith

Famous quotes with Kitten

  • I'm lucky because I have a job I love. I really miss being away from home, being in my own bed, seeing my animals and siblings, having my moms cookies. I have a couple cats. I got a kitten about a year ago and now Im going on the road so I wont see him for a while. I feel bad.
    Michelle Branch
  • They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say, 'Can he name a kitten?'
    Samuel Butler
  • What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.
    Marjorie Holmes
  • I am not a sexy woman, I'm not beautiful, I'm not a sex kitten, I don't flirt with people, yet I've been tagged more of sex symbol than women who truly are and I that's solely because I don't reveal too much: people are curious.
    Shirley Manson
  • The trouble with a kitten is that eventually it becomes a cat.
    Ogden Nash

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