Definition of cad noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kæd//
; NAmE NAmE//kæd//
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a man who behaves in a dishonest or unfair way He’s no gentleman; he’s a cad! Word Originlate 18th cent. (denoting a passenger picked up by the driver of a horse-drawn coach for personal profit): abbreviation of caddie or cadet.
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