catgirl (plural catgirls)
- (chiefly Japanese fiction) A female fictional character who has a cat's ears, tail, or other feline characteristics on an otherwise humanoid body.
2009, Jason S. Yadao, The Rough Guide to Manga, page 222:
- But publishers cannot survive on cute catgirls alone.
- 2010, Jonathan Clements, Schoolgirl Milky Crisis: Adventures in the Anime and Manga Trade
- Back in 1997, the Japanese magazines made a big deal out of the fact that the catgirl detective anime Hyper Police was on at one in the morning […]
- A female who wears a cat costume.
female character with feline characteristics