Definition of tabby
What does the word tabby mean?
part of speech: noun, transitive verb
Watered fabric esp. silk (often attrib.); (also t.-cat) brindled or mottled or streaked cat, esp. of grey or brownish colour with dark stripes; cat, esp. female; gossiping woman esp. old maid; (also t.-moth) kinds of moth; kind of concrete; (vb) give wavy appearance to (fabric). [French]