Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A present or gift; a gratuity; a cumshaw.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Sir, you have now given me my 'cadeau'; I am obliged to you: it is the meed teachers most covet; praise of their pupils 'progress."

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. I.

  • You might also give a gift subscription to a friend -- for the perfect Francophile cadeau!

    Characters

  • No, it was the $10.95 I spent on the book—the thoughtfully chosen companion to the long plane flight, le cadeau juste.

    I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Thank-You Note

  • You might also give a gift subscription to a friend -- for the perfect Francophile cadeau!

    Brocante / Antiques

  • Whatever I replied must have satisfied him, for he bore me off to meet the other passengers, all of whom seemed to know him, but in fact I wasn't at all sure that I liked his "petit cadeau".

    Watershed

  • I wish your rendezvous to be a surprise, what you call a treat - my petit cadeau to you.

    Watershed

  • You might also give a gift subscription to a friend -- for the perfect Francophile cadeau!

    Brocante / Antiques

  • Très adapté pour un cadeau de la saint-Valentin. marie-hélène |

    une pièce montée

  • If I wasn't unduly impressed, Blowitz himself was partly to blame; one evening of his company was always about my limit, and his enthusiasm for his "petit cadeau" was such that I was quite put off beforehand, and a day spent loafing in the hotel hadn't raised my spirits.

    Watershed

  • Résultat: vous faites une bonne action tout en créant un cadeau virtuel sympa!

    Aidez à réunir 30,000$ pour la recherche contre le cancer de l'ovaire en envoyant un Cupcake virtuel sur FaceBook!

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