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CAD

abbr.
1. computer-aided design
2. coronary artery disease

cad

 (kăd)
n.
A man whose behavior is unprincipled or dishonorable.

[Short for caddie.]

cad′dish adj.
cad′dish·ly adv.

cad

(kæd)
n
informal old-fashioned Brit a man who does not behave in a gentlemanly manner towards others
[C18: shortened from caddie]
ˈcaddish adj

CAD

n acronym for
(Computer Science) computer-aided design

cad

(kæd)

n.
a man who behaves dishonorably or irresponsibly toward women.
[1780–90; short for caddie (definition 2)]
cad′dish, adj.

CAD

(kæd)

n.
computer-aided design.

CAD

Computer-aided design.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.CAD - someone who is morally reprehensiblecad - someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog"
perisher - bounder
scoundrel, villain - a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately
2.CAD - software used in art and architecture and engineering and manufacturing to assist in precision drawing
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"

cad

noun (Old-fashioned, informal) scoundrel (slang), rat (informal), bounder (old-fashioned Brit. slang), cur, knave, rotter (slang, chiefly Brit.), heel, scumbag (slang), churl, dastard (archaic) You're nothing but a scoundrel and a cad, sir!
Translations
controleurkaartjesknipperkaartjesverkopervlerk

CAD

[kæd] N ABBR =computer-aided designDAO m, DAC m (LAm)

cad

(o.f.) [kæd] Ncanalla m, sinvergüenza m
you cad!¡canalla!

CAD

[ˈkæd] n abbr (=computer-aided design) → CAO f

cad

[ˈkæd] n (old-fashioned)mufle m, goujat m

CAD

abbr of computer-aided designCAD

cad

n (dated)Schurke m (old), → Schuft m

CAD

[kæd] n abbr =computer-aided designprogettazione f assistita dall'elaboratore

cad

[kæd] n (old) (pej) → mascalzone m
References in classic literature ?
"I am a cad," he said in distress, "for when the ball was in the air I prayed." He had prayed that I should miss the catch, and as I think I have already told you, it is considered unfair in the Gardens to pray for victory.
He's behaved like a perfect cad to his wife and children, he's always behaving like a perfect cad; the way he treats the people who've helped him--and sometimes he's been saved from starvation merely by the kindness of his friends--is simply beastly.
You surely don't think I'd be cad and scoundrel enough to tell her, Mrs.
On the contrary, in these sadly degenerate days an evil-smelling breath, a blotchy face, a reeling gait, and a husky voice are regarded as the hall marks of the cad rather than or the gentleman.
This work of art was executed at the natural height at which an idle fellow, be he Phoenician workman or British cad, is in the habit of trying to immortalise himself at the expense of nature's masterpieces, namely, about five feet from the ground.
'I'b dot certaid you cad,' said Barney, who was the attendant sprite; 'but I'll idquire.'
Since I have learned that I have learned something else--what a cad and what a coward I have been all my life.
George would seem to have behaved like a cad throughout; perhaps that was the view which one would take eventually.
And then there came to my mind, in a sudden, brilliant flash upon the screen of recollection the picture of Ajor as I had last seen her, and I lived again the delicious moment in which we had clung to one another, lips smothering lips, as I left her to go to the council hall of Al-tan; and I could have kicked myself for the snob and the cad that my thoughts had proven me--me, who had always prided myself that I was neither the one nor the other!
He was as his State had made him, and the reader must not imagine because he was a little Cockney cad, that he was absolutely incapable of grasping the idea of the Butteridge flying-machine.
What kind of a Cockney bounder and cad could she have taken him for?
Pharaoh, who is a cad, likes blue blood on the same principle of the attraction of opposites.