1 the gee gee'sSL. การแข่งม้า Syn: [gee gee's]
2 the gee gee’ssl. การแข่งม้าsyn.: gee gee’s
3 the gee geesn. （英俗）競馬
4 the cat's meowжарг.(the cat's meow (pajamas, pyjamas или whiskers))≈ что надо, первый сорт, пальчики оближешь (тж. употр. как восклицание, выражающее восторг или удивление) [первонач. амер.]
"Gee!" - her favourite expression. Everything was either "classy" or "swell" or "nobby" or, occasionally, "the cat's whiskers", or even - I blush to repeat a tithe of all the amazing expressions she used - "the cat's pajamas". (Th. Dreiser, ‘A Gallery of Women’, ‘Reina’) — "Вот это да!" - ее любимое выражение. Все было "классно", или "чудно", или "здорово", или иногда "первый сорт" и даже - мне стыдно упоминать и десятую долю выражений, которые она употребляла, - "пальчики оближешь"
‘Say, that band is the cat's pajamas!’ he said. (E. O'Connor, ‘All in the Family’, ch. VIII) — - Да, это джаз клевый, - сказал дядя Джимми.
...they were presented at court wearing ostrich plumes in their hair and looking like the cat's meow. (G. Vidal, ‘Washington, D. C.’, part II, ch. III) —...девиц Макдональд представили ко двору. В волосах у них красовались страусовые перья. Вид у девиц был сногсшибательный.
Ma'am, you look the cat's whiskers. (‘Daily Mirror’) — Мадам, у вас шикарный вид.
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