noun, plural cad·dies.
Origin of caddy1
noun, plural cad·dies, verb (used without object), cad·died, cad·dy·ing.
verb (used without object), cad·died, cad·dy·ing.
Origin of caddie
Examples from the Web for caddy
There is, for example, the Seinfeld episode where Jerry, feeling flush with cash, buys his parents a Caddy.
Caddy Shack, Stripes, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day and Analyze This affirm it.How Harold Ramis Invented Baby Boom Comedy With ‘Animal House’|P. J. O’Rourke|February 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This left her boss, the commander in chief, to hand his nine-iron to the caddy and grimly ask for broom and dustpan.
If a player finds a girl interesting, it's the caddy who might actually make the contact.
Players never give out their telephone number or contact information, instead leaning on the caddy as a trusted arranger.
Caddy sat upon the other side of me, next to Ada, to whom we imparted the whole history of the engagement as soon as we got back.
They come along one morning and say as 'ow they're going to play a rarnd, and they'll share a caddy between them.Mr. Punch's Golf Stories|Various
Friend of mine once was struck by lightning; he and the caddy had taken refuge under a tree.The Man in Lower Ten|Mary Roberts Rinehart
I shall have forgotten about it if I do not find the key at once, or break open the caddy.In the Roar of the Sea|Sabine Baring-Gould
After all, think of Caddy's grit; think of her fine constitution!In The Valley Of The Shadow|Josephine Daskam
noun plural -dies
Word Origin for caddy
noun, verb plural -dies or -dies, -dying or -died
noun plural -dies
verb -dies, -dying or -died
Word Origin for caddie
"small box for tea," 1792, from Malay kati a weight equivalent to about a pound and a third (in English from 1590s as catty), adopted as a standard mid-18c. by British companies in the East Indies. Apparently the word for a measure of tea was transferred to the chest it was carried in.
1630s, Scottish form of French cadet (see cadet). Originally "person who runs errands;" meaning of "golfer's assistant" is 1851. A letter from Edinburgh c.1730 describes the city's extensive and semi-organized "Cawdys, a very useful Black-Guard, who attend ... publick Places to go at Errands; and though they are Wretches, that in Rags lye upon the Stairs and in the Streets at Night, yet are they often considerably trusted .... This Corps has a kind of Captain ... presiding over them, whom they call the Constable of the Cawdys."