verb \ˈkaj\

: to persuade someone to give you (something) for free


Full Definition of CADGE

:  beg, sponge <cadge a free cup of coffee>
cadg·er noun

Examples of CADGE

  1. She cadged money from her sister.

Origin of CADGE

back-formation from Scots cadger carrier, huckster, from Middle English cadgear
First Known Use: circa 1812

Rhymes with CADGE


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