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What does the phrase Like a cat that's got the cream mean?

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Daniel King on June 15, 2018

The idea is that if a cat is happy drinking milk, it would be particularly content drinking rich cream. So if someone says "you look like the cat that got the cream," andou're looking particularly pleased (perhaps excessively smug) with yourself. This means you look guilty but happy.

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