Loaflike vs Catloaf - What's the difference?

loaflike | catloaf |


As an adjective loaflike

is resembling a loaf or some aspect of one.

As a noun catloaf is

(slang|rare) the loaflike form of a domestic cat sitting with paws and tail tucked underneath the body.

loaflike

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Resembling a loaf or some aspect of one.
  • catloaf

    English

    Noun

    (catloaves)
  • (slang, rare) The loaflike form of a domestic cat sitting with paws and tail tucked underneath the body.
  • * 1999 , "Ailsa N Murphy", RIP, Silver-The-Cat'' (on Internet newsgroup ''rec.arts.sf.fandom )
  • And Gary never got to see him do the full catloaf , where he curled up face-down so that all that stuck out were the tips of his ears. I never got a picture of that, either.
  • * 2004 , "Franz Bestuchev", catloaf'' (on Internet newsgroup ''alt.support.depression )
  • One must often attend to the tail and ensure it remains tucked and not become flippant, so as to maintain a catloaf of presentable form.
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