Definition of 'polecat'
Image of 'polecat'
© Nikolai Tsvetkov, shutterstock
Example sentences containing 'polecat'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The polecat came big and strong, the size of a monster, disguised by the night so no one knew who he was. GYPSY MASALA (2004)`And this after you've been in bed with a polecat all night,' I said. INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2004)My grandfather used to put me to sleep with stories of the polecat who came at night to take away the chickens when they were asleep. GYPSY MASALA (2004)
Trends of 'polecat'
Used Rarely. polecat is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of polecat from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.