American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A man whose behavior is unprincipled or dishonorable.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A boy, a fellow: a general term of slight contempt applied originally to various classes of persons of a low grade. An errand-boy; a messenger.
- n. A loafer; a hanger-on about inn-yards.
- n. A passenger taken up surreptitiously by a stage-coach driver for his own perquisite.
- n. The conductor of an omnibus.
- n. A mean, vulgar, ill-bred fellow of whatever social rank: a term of great contempt.
- n. A young fellow of the town or vicinage who hangs about a college or university and does chance services for the collegians.
- n. A name in Queensland for the cicada.
- n. A person who stands at the door of an omnibus to open and shut it, and to receive fares; an idle hanger-on about innyards.
- n. A low-bred, presuming person; a mean, vulgar fellow, a seducer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. engraving A person who stands at the door of an omnibus to open and shut it, and to receive fares; an idle hanger-on about innyards.
- n. Cant A lowbred, presuming person; a mean, vulgar fellow.
- n. someone who is morally reprehensible
- n. software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
- Short for caddie, from Scots, from French cadet, from dialectal capdet ("chief, captain"), from Latin capitellum, diminutive of caput ("head"). (Wiktionary)
- Short for caddie. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Mr. TREE, as the titled cad, _Lord Illingworth_, is perfect in make-up and manner.”
“Nobody can say that the abominable misconduct of Maulincour -- who is a hopeless "cad" -- is too much punished, though an Englishman may think that Dr. Johnson's receipt of three or four footmen with cudgels, applied repeatedly and unsparingly, would have been better than elaborately prepared accidents and duels, which were too honorable for”
“I do believe, Ralph, that's the very boy you called a cad when you first went to school. ”
“CAFFERTY: OK, you claim a cad is a better date than a normal guy.”
“(11Jan08), and also shows the prince calling another cad et a "raghead" - an offensive term for an Arab.”
“There are three main thin-film technologies in production -- amorphous silicon; cadmium-telluride, known as cad tel; and copper indium gallium selenide, known as CIGS.”
“I want to write a program in VB. net that should call cad environment to draw a 2d sketch.”
“WASHINGTON - Pretty much by definition, a man who can be described as a cad is not a wholly admirable human being.”
“-- Pretty much by definition, a man who can be described as a cad is not a wholly admirable human being.”
“Weatherbee could not have defined "cad" for his life; but it satisfied its purpose, which after all seems the main point in life.”
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