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The meaning of "alley cat"

" Alley cat "
Meaning:
1. A cat that lives wild in a town. 2. Slang term for a prostitute.
Example:
1. Those alley cats were screeching and chasing rats in the yard all night. 2. Jack's getting to be a sex addict. He spends all his time with bimbos and alley cats.
Where did it originate?:
USA, 20th century.
Where is it used?:
Mostly USA
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