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See also: alley cat



alleycat (plural alleycats)

  1. Alternative form of alley cat
    • 2012 June 29, Kevin Mitchell, “Roger Federer back from Wimbledon 2012 brink to beat Julien Benneteau”, in the Guardian[1]:
      Having dropped just nine games in two matches – two short of Jimmy Connors's 1980 record– Federer was reduced to fighting like an alleycat
  2. An informal bicycle race with checkpoints.
    • 2008 March 9, Colin Moynihan, “Add Alleycat Races to List of Bike Messengers’ Risks”, in New York Times[2]:
      There are also competitions called alleycats, in which bicyclists pick their own routes between a series of checkpoints where monitors stamp their paper manifests.