猫の額

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 5

Noun[edit]

猫の額 (hiragana ねこのひたい, romaji neko no hitai)

  1. (idiomatic) tiny, not enough room to swing a cat; literally, “a cat’s forehead”

Usage notes[edit]

Primarily used of areas, notably a room, an apartment, a garden, or a plot of land.

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