"cat-in-the-pan" Definition

  1. a traitor, a turncoat—derived by some from the _Greek_, καταπαν, altogether; or—and more likely—from _cake in pan_, a pan-cake, which is frequently turned from side to side.

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Position in the dictionary: 538 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: cat-lap, catamaran, cataract, catch-penny, catch-’em-alive, catchbet, catchy, caterwauling, catever, catgut-scraper
Previous words in the dictionary: cat-faced, cat and kitten sneaking, cat, castor, cast up accounts, cast, cassam, cask, case., case

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