kissan viikset

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

kissan (cat's) + viikset (whiskers)

Interjection[edit]

kissan viikset

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: kissan viikset ("cat's whiskers").
  2. rubbish, nonsense (expresses that what was recently said is untruth or nonsense)

Usage notes[edit]

The idiomatic meaning of cat's whiskers in English is not the same as in Finnish, and translating the Finnish idiomatic meaning such is incorrect.

Synonyms[edit]