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 Enter Laura’s caddish Playboy father, Felix (Bill Murray), who reconnects with his daughter by taking her on an adventure to determine whether Dean is being unfaithful. Keaton Bell, Vogue, "Sofia Coppola on Dressing Her Characters, Working With Her Husband, and Why We Need a Love Letter to New York Right Now," 31 Oct. 2020 Catherine turns the tables on her caddish suitor and bars him from her life. Peter Rainer, The Christian Science Monitor, "Home theater: Movies from women who showed Hollywood who’s boss," 11 Aug. 2020 Caroline and her husband Peregrine, Earl of Brockenhurst (Tom Wilkinson), fear for the legacy of their household if Peregrine's gambler brother (James Fleet) and caddish nephew (Adam James) get hold of their fortune after the Earl passes. Robyn Bahr, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Belgravia': TV Review," 10 Apr. 2020 Boniface is both charming and caddish as the insouciant young man who learns not to mess with the devil. Matthew J. Palm,, "‘Phantasmagoria: Reckoning’: Things go bump in the night | Review," 20 Oct. 2019 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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“Caddish.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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