adjective Date: 1868 of, relating to, or being a cad <
caddish behavior
her caddish husband
caddishly adverbcaddishness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Caddish — Cad dish, a. Like a cad; lowbred and presuming. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caddish — [kad′ish] adj. like or characteristic of a cad; ungentlemanly caddishly adv. caddishness n …   English World dictionary

  • caddish — caddishly, adv. caddishness, n. /kad ish/, adj. of or like a cad; dishonorable; ungentlemanly: caddish behavior. [1865 70; CAD + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • caddish — /ˈkædɪʃ/ (say kadish) adjective (dated) ill bred; ungentlemanly: caddish behaviour. {cad + d + ish1} –caddishly, adverb –caddishness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • caddish — cad ► NOUN dated or humorous ▪ a man who behaves dishonourably, especially towards a woman. DERIVATIVES caddish adjective. ORIGIN originally denoting a passenger picked up by the driver of a horse drawn coach for personal profit: abbreviation of… …   English terms dictionary

  • caddish — adjective Characteristic of a cad …   Wiktionary

  • caddish — cad·dish || kædɪʃ adj. rude, crude, ungentlemanly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • caddish — adj ungentlemanly, unmannerly, ill mannered, impolite, uncivil, uncouth, rude; ill bred, lowbred, underbred; unrefined, coarse, raw, crude; base, vulgar, despicable, ignoble, contemptuous; obnoxious, obtrusive, presumptuous, presuming; jilting,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • caddish — cad·dish …   English syllables

  • caddish — see CAD …   Useful english dictionary

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