cad·​dish | \ ˈka-dish How to pronounce caddish (audio) \

Definition of caddish

: of, relating to, or being a cad caddish behavior her caddish husband

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Other Words from caddish

caddishly adverb
caddishness noun

Examples of caddish in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Then Alice drops out of school, marries and flees to Tangier with her caddish new husband, John, to escape the traumatic memory, and perhaps Lucy as well. Jennifer Reese, New York Times, "In a Thriller About Girlfriends, Which Femme Is Fatale?," 27 Mar. 2018 Josh Gad, the MVP of many a Disney movie, plays LeFou, the doting sidekick of the caddish Gaston (Luke Evans), the dopey pursuer of Belle’s hand. Jake Coyle, Orange County Register, "‘Beauty and the Beast’ adds dimension but loses spark," 16 Mar. 2017 I, in which Cio-Cio San (known as Butterfly), the teenage Japanese geisha, weds the caddish Pinkerton, an American naval lieutenant. Anthony Tommasini, New York Times, "‘Butterfly’ and ‘Carmen,’ in Bold and Vivid Cuts," 23 May 2017

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First Known Use of caddish

1838, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of caddish was in 1838

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to engage in dissolute behavior

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