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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!
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Intelligence agency term for "psychological operation". A government or corporate-sponsored operation, usually taking the form of a "terrorist attack" or "crazed gunman on a spree", with the intent of panicking the public into demanding more police and laws inhibiting freedom. Psyops are usually carried out by drugging a civilian or group of civilians with aggression-promoting drugs, psyching them up, arming them, and sending them out to commit mayhem. Government-sponsored terrorism. See also blackshirts, conspiracy
Person A: Man, that nutcase Martin Bryant guy shot 35 people in Tasmania!

Person B: No, he wasn't a nutcase, that was just a psyop so the government could have an excuse to ban guns.
by Mystikan April 11, 2006
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(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."
by Mr Bo Jangles July 04, 2005
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50's slang for something that is cool beyond imagine.
The new elvis record is the cat's pajamas
by phi April 25, 2004
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Someone who is funny, chill, or awesome in all aspects.
Someone who has swagg.
"Who's that? "
"Oh, thats Armando Mijares, Hes the The Cat's Pajamas. "
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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.
by Gregory May February 13, 2012
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