look what the cat's dragged in
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- look what the cat dragged in
- look what the cat drug in
From the habit of domestic cats of bringing home the remains of killed animals
- (idiomatic) Used as an ironic acknowledgement of someone's arrival, especially to imply that they are unwelcome or disagreeable in some way
- To look like something the cat's dragged in is to be dishevelled or very untidy.