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A man whose behavior is unprincipled or dishonorable.

[Short for caddie.]

cad′dish adj.
cad′dish·ly adv.


1. computer-aided design
2. coronary artery disease
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.caddish - offensively discourteouscaddish - offensively discourteous    
discourteous - showing no courtesy; rude; "a distant and at times discourteous young"
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(o.f.) [ˈkædɪʃ] ADJdesvergonzado, canallesco
caddish trickcanallada f
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adj (dated)schurkisch (old), → niederträchtig
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Dujardin is the caddish captain called to serve in the war and leaving his distraught bride to-be.
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This said, I hope it is not caddish to respond briefly to his criticisms.
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