tomcat (plural tomcats)

  1. A tom, a male cat.

tomcat (tomcats, present participle tomcatting; past and past participle tomcatted)

  1. To prowl for sexual gratification.
    • 1985, Peter Carey, Illywhacker, Faber and Faber 2003, p. 539:
      He would not go roaming the streets tom-catting like Mr Schick.

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