Definition of has the cat got your tongue? in English:

has the cat got your tongue?

phrase

  • Said to someone who remains silent when they are expected to speak.

    • ‘So what happened to you now, cat got your tongue?’
    • ‘If others wanted to know what had been said, they would ask, ‘Tell us, or has the cat got your tongue?’’
    • ‘‘What's the matter, little girl, has the cat got your tongue?’’
    • ‘‘What's wrong, cat got your tongue?’’
    • ‘A brief silence ensued and the prince continued to gaze at her, which only persuaded Christine to then ask, ‘Has the cat got your tongue?’"’