a person under the influence of drugs, especially when rendered agitated, anx-ious and/or suspicious. A blend of para(noid) and cat in the sense of an individual. More recently, the term is sometimes re-shortened to cat. It is typi-cally heard in black street-talk and club culture since 2000.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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  • cat — n 1. a person. In the parlance of beatniks, hipsters, etc. Deriving from black musicians argot, cat was an approving form for a fellow (almost always male females were chicks). The word is still in use, unself consciously among American blacks… …   Contemporary slang

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