50's slang for something that is cool beyond imagine.
The new elvis record is the cat's pajamas
(adjective) term used to describe a person or object in a postive manner. similar to "the bomb
" or "the shit
", means the object in question is cool
"that girl over there is totally showing off the goods; she thinks she's the cat's pajamas."
its a cheesy and kind of old way of something is cool
1) Lets go to Luxor cafe, that place is the cats pajamas!
2) A: I found a 100 bucks in my pocket.
B: Thats the cats pajamas, man/woman!
1920s slang... someone or something wonderful or remarkable.
The other definition says it's from the '50s... In the 50s, there was a strong nostalgic fad of everything 1920s, which is why this term may have been thought of as from the '50s.
Ain't she just the Cat's pajamas?!