When neko ears appear in anime is a way of expressing cuteness and cat like actions which are usually mischievous and stuff, so to express that in anime they put cat ears on the characters.

Its also a popular fashion choice in japan, and in the western culture people who wear them wear them as a way of

expressing their cat like personalities. People who wear cat ears will often say "nya" and make their hands into fists.

Being a neko is not a furry fetish, instead it is more of an extension of someones personality.
"That girl wears cat ears every day, is she some kinda furry?"
"No, she is just a neko, shes very cute"
"they really do suit her"
by reallifeneko March 16, 2013
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Japanese for "cat"
things dealing with cats including the whole half-cat/half-human thing
Use your imagination.
Neko ga oishii desu yo.
"Cats are delicious!"
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Commonly known as 'cat' in Japanese, the word 'neko' is also used for a human with cat ears and a cat tail.
"I called my friend a neko because she kept meowing at me"
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The Japanese saying of the word 'cat'. In most anime, a neko (also known as a catgirl/catboy) is a human with cat-like features
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Someone who is so insanely rich, that they could topple national economies with their pocket change.
I heard that Steve was going to buy that island he was looking at, dude is a total Neko.
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Japanese for cat. This word has been overused by the Wapanese and the fanboys to describe a girl they tried to date, who unfortunately rejected them because all they ever talk about are their favorite episodes of Dragonball Z or Hamtaro.
Wapanese: Konichiwa, baby, you look sooo neko neko kawaii that I want your phone number.
Girl: Fuck off, creep! I've got a can of Mace, and I'm not afraid to use it.
by otaku killer August 26, 2003
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