an ill-bred man, especially one who behaves in a dishonorable or irresponsible way toward women.
a local town boy or youth, as contrasted with a university or public school student.
a servant at a university or public school.
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Lift Tickets: Adult three-day passes begin at around $200 (cad), depending on whenyou visit.Olympians Dish on Their Favorite Spots to Ski & Snowboard | The Daily Beast | October 26, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The writer Rick Marin, author of the book cad and the dad-as-sports-coach Kindle single memoir Keep Swinging, agrees.Is Prince William Trying to Miss the Royal Baby’s Birth? | Tom Sykes | July 1, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
By the time of this third episode of Season 1, we were well aware of Don as a liar, cad, and adulterer.The 10 Most Essential TV Episodes From ‘Sopranos,’ ‘Breaking Bad,’ and More | Brett Martin | June 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is hard not to think Connors is an insensitive cad for bringing up such a private matter almost 40 years after the fact.Jimmy Connors Memoir Shows He Wasn’t Misunderstood, He Was Just a Jerk | James Zug | May 14, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A few minutes later she watched as the cad tore his hair out screaming on his front lawn.Paula Broadwell, Eminem, & More Spurned Lovers Who Went Ballistic | Paula Froelich | November 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Of course you would think me a cad, a—well, I have my opinion of a man that would tell his side of such a story to a woman.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
My indignant protest that the cowardly cad tried to kiss me counted for nothing.The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
The pain was devilish, and I wasn't used to being alone, and nobody caring a damn, and everybody believing me a cad and a bully.Marriage la mode | Mrs. Humphry Ward
The cad bait, with a little hackle round the top of the shank of the hook, kills well.The Teesdale Angler | R Lakeland
But I shall say something, if I see you working up a flirtation with that cad.The Dark House | Georg Manville Fenn
British Dictionary definitions for cad (1 of 2)
British informal, old-fashioned a man who does not behave in a gentlemanly manner towards others
- caddish, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for CAD (2 of 2)
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