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Definition of curiosity killed the cat.

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Definitions include: "A person who I will not disclose told me..."
Definitions include: indicates something is of high quality or tastes excellent; "cool".
Definitions include: an expression used to indicate someone is in denial.
Definitions include: attractive from a distance but unattractive on closer inspection.
Definitions include: "A person who I will not disclose told me..."

Slang terms with the same root words

Other terms relating to 'cat':

Definitions include: a female.
Definitions include: A male who moves in on and takes the attention of a female away from another male that she was potentially interested in.
Definitions include: Long chain, such as a watch chain, worn by 'hep cats' and zoot suiters.
Definitions include: a fight between two or more females.
Definitions include: two people who become enemies and make conflicts.
Definitions include: a short nap.
Definitions include: A term used in the Bronx in the seventies denoting that a person is ignored, looked over, paid no attention to, wrote off, disrespected.
Definitions include: raining hard.
Definitions include: something really great.
Definitions include: something great; "first rate."
Definitions include: an infectious disease humans catch from cats.
Definitions include: the best.
Definitions include: the best you can get.
Definitions include: a person who copies others.
Definitions include: to hold down others from social progression.

Other terms relating to 'curiosity':

Definitions include: acronym for "just out of curiosity".

Other terms relating to 'kill':

Definitions include: a person who ruins a positive moment for everyone else.
Definitions include: dressed very well.
Definitions include: high-grade marijuana.
Definitions include: From a popular image created in 2002 that circulated the web.
Definitions include: To over-do.
Definitions include: sucks; is not good; hurt;.
Definitions include: when one needs to take an extremely foul dump.
Definitions include: to make a lot of money.
Definitions include: "player kill".
Definitions include: to kill someone on one's own team in a computer game.
Definitions include: acronym for "team kill".

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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