caddy

noun (1)
cad·​dy

variant spelling of

1 Scottish : one who waits about for odd jobs
2a : one who assists a golfer especially by carrying the clubs
b : a wheeled device for conveying things not readily carried by hand a luggage caddie

caddy

noun (2)
cad·​dy | \ ˈka-dē How to pronounce caddy (audio) \
plural caddies

Definition of caddy (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a small box, can, or chest used especially to keep tea in
2 : a container or device for storing or holding objects when they are not in use a caddy for pens

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Synonyms for caddy

Synonyms: Noun (2)

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Examples of caddy in a Sentence

Noun (2) an antique tea caddy from the colonial period

First Known Use of caddy

Noun (2)

1785, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for caddy

Noun (2)

Malay kati catty

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“Caddy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caddy. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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