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EnglishEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Scots caddie, from the French cadet.

NounEdit

caddy (plural caddies)

  1. (golf) One hired to assist another in playing the game of golf.
    "Caddy, pass me my five iron."
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VerbEdit

caddy (third-person singular simple present caddies, present participle caddying, simple past and past participle caddied)

  1. (intransitive, golf) To serve as a caddy, carrying golf clubs etc.
    I was honored to caddy for Tiger Woods at a charity golf game.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Malay kati.

NounEdit

caddy (plural caddies)

  1. A small box, can, or chest to keep things in.
  2. A movable tray or other mechanism for holding, securing, and transporting a removable component within a piece of machinery or equipment, i.e. a DVD caddy
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • caddy” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.
  • caddie” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English caddy.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

caddy m (plural caddies or caddys)

  1. (golf) caddy
    • 2016, Nora Roberts, Crime en fête.
      [] Et puis j'ai discuté avec son caddy.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. golf cart
  3. supermarket trolley
    • 2013, Jussi Adler-Olsen, Délivrance. La troisième enquête du département V.
      La seule incursion féminine dans le sous-sol ce matin-là fut celle d'Yrsa, traînant bruyamment son caddy de supermarché.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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