Grin like a Cheshire cat

Grin like a Cheshire cat
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  • grin like a cheshire cat — If someone has a very wide smile, they have a grin like a Cheshire cat …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • grin like a Cheshire cat — a grin like a Cheshire cat a very wide smile. What have you got to look so happy about, walking round here grinning like a Cheshire cat? (usually in continuous tenses) …   New idioms dictionary

  • grin like a Cheshire cat —    If someone has a very wide smile, they have a grin like a Cheshire cat.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Grin like a Cheshire cat —   If someone has a very wide smile, they have a grin like a Cheshire cat …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • grin like a Cheshire cat — verb To smile broadly, especially in a self satisfied way. John ended the set with a beautiful serve, an ace, and could not help grinning like a Cheshire cat …   Wiktionary

  • (a) grin like a Cheshire cat — a very wide smile. I just presumed he d got the job because he walked in here with a grin like a Cheshire cat …   New idioms dictionary

  • grin like a cheshire cat — phrasal Usage: usually capitalized 1st C : to grin broadly …   Useful english dictionary

  • grin like a Cheshire cat — make a wide smile …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cheshire Cat — Die Cheshire Cat in Carrolls Alice im Wunderland, 1866 Die Cheshire [ˈtʃɛʃə] Cat (Cheshire Katze, in deutschen Übersetzungen Grinsekatze oder Grinse Katze) ist eine Figur aus dem Roman Alice im Wunderland (Alice s Adventures in Wonderland) von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cheshire cat, you old —    No one has satisfactorily explained why Cheshire cats are supposed to grin. The saying ‘to grin like a Cheshire cat’ already existed when Lewis Carroll had his heroine, in Alice in Wonderland, ask the Duchess why her cat was grinning, only to… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • Cheshire cat — 1. a constantly grinning cat in Lewis Carroll s Alice s Adventures in Wonderland. 2. grin like a Cheshire cat, to smile or grin inscrutably. * * * …   Universalium


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