As nouns the difference between kitten and tugboat
is that kitten
is a young cat diminutive: kitty while tugboat
is a small, powerful boat (a "tugship" in other languages) used to push or pull barges or to help maneuver larger vessels.
As a verb kitten
is to give birth to kittens.
A young cat. Diminutive: kitty.
, date=December 14
, author=Steven Morris
, title=Devon woman jailed for 168 days for killing kitten in microwave
, passage=Jailing her on Wednesday, magistrate Liz Clyne told Robins: "You have shown little remorse either for the death of the kitten
or the trauma to your former friend Sarah Knutton." She was also banned from keeping animals for 10 years.}}
A young rabbit, rat, hedgehog, squirrel, fox, beaver or badger.
* have kittens
* kitten heel
To give birth to kittens.
A small, powerful boat (a "tugship" in other languages) used to push or pull barges or to help maneuver larger vessels.