Definition of caddy
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
Examples of caddy in a Sentence
an antique tea caddy from the colonial period
Recent Examples of caddy from the Web
The 23-year-old broke from his recent routine by seeking caddy Michael Greller's input on the 4-footer.
After two-putting to complete the win, Tiger thanked his caddy and playing partner.
Now, think about the last suction cup to fail on you, like those on your shower caddy, perhaps.
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Origin and Etymology of caddy
Malay kati catty
First Known Use: 1785
CADDY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of caddy for English Language Learners
: a small box or chest
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