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cad

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

[Short for caddie.]

cad′dish adj.
cad′dish·ly adv.

CAD

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

(ˈkædɪʃlɪ)
adv
old-fashioned Brit in a caddish manner
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Kapoor comes across as puppy-doggishly charming even when Raj occasionally behaves caddishly, and Balan is all the more appealing while suggesting--subtly, demurely--that Priya wishes she had met Raj before she met her fiance.
Into this oddball company arrives new maid Louise (Julie Delpy), an attractive young widow who quickly attracts the assorted gentlemen's attentions but is ultimately seduced by Grunewald, with tragic repercussions when, discovering she's got a young son, he caddishly drops her for a rich American leaving her heartbroken and worse-off.