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3 letters words from 'cad'

CAD 6 

2 letters words from 'cad'

AD 3DA 3

All 3 letters words made out of cad

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Definitions and meaning of cad

cad

Etymology

Short for caddie, from Scots, from French cadet, from dialectal capdet (chief, captain), from Latin capitellum, diminutive of caput (head).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kæd/
  • Rhymes: -æd

Noun

cad (plural cads)

  1. A low-bred, presuming person; a mean, vulgar fellow.
    Synonyms: villain, dog
  2. (historical) A person who stands at the door of an omnibus to open and shut it, and to receive fares; an idle hanger-on about innyards.
    • c. 1835, Charles Dickens, "Omnibuses" (in Sketches by Boz)
      We will back the machine in which we make our daily peregrination from the top of Oxford-street to the city, against any buss on the road, whether it be for the gaudiness of its exterior, the perfect simplicity of its interior, or the native coolness of its cad.

Derived terms

  • caddish

Translations

See also

  • no way to treat a lady

Anagrams

  • ACD, ADC, CDA, D.Ac., DAC, DAc, DAc., DCA

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • cadu

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *cadeō, from Latin cadō. Compare Daco-Romanian cădea, cad.

Verb

cad (third-person singular present indicative cadi/cade, past participle cãdzutã)

  1. I fall.

Related terms

  • cãdeari/cãdeare
  • cãdzut
  • cãdzui
  • scad

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish cid, from Proto-Celtic *kʷid, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷid, compare *kʷis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kad̪ˠ/

Pronoun

cad

  1. (interrogative) what
  2. (Munster) (interrogative) where

Synonyms

  • céard
  • cad é
  • caidé

Derived terms

  • cad chuige (why)
  • cad ina thaobh (why)

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 cía”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • “cad” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 103.
  • "cad" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kad/
  • Rhymes: -ad

Verb

cad

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cădea
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of cădea
  3. third-person plural present indicative of cădea

Somali

Noun

cad ?

  1. white

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kaːd/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Celtic *katus (compare Old Irish cath), from Proto-Indo-European *kéh₃tus (fight).

Noun

cad f (plural cadau or cadoedd)

  1. battle, army
Derived terms
  • Cadan

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • caed, cafwyd

Verb

cad

  1. impersonal preterite of cael

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • an ungentlemanly man.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)