Definition of there's more than one way to skin a cat in English:

there's more than one way to skin a cat

phrase

proverb
  • There's more than one way of achieving one's aim.

    • ‘However, there's more than one way to skin a cat.’
    • ‘There is more than one way to skin a cat, or protect your assets.’
    • ‘Maybe those dummies in their corporate towers have finally gotten the message and realised that there's more than one way to skin a cat.’
    • ‘You learn as you get older there's more than one way to skin a cat.’
    • ‘Harry Briggs, City of York councillor for Haxby, said: ‘Maybe people in Haxby have got more brains, after all there's more than one way to skin a cat.’’
    • ‘Or more prosaically, there's more than one way to skin a cat.’
    • ‘‘It is an option open to the club but there are loads of ways to skin a cat,’ he said.’
    • ‘I don't necessarily see the two interpretations as mutually exclusive, because we're in the melty melty realms of myth here where there's more than one way to skin a cat.’
    • ‘There's innumerable ways to skin a metallic cat so why cling to an outdated formula?’