verb (used with object), cadged, cadg·ing.
verb (used without object), cadged, cadg·ing.
Origin of cadge1
Origin of cadge2
Examples from the Web for cadge
Historical Examples of cadge
Cadge thinks me still betrothed to John, so she affected to misunderstand.
Cadge fancies, I suppose, that by any mail I may get a big check from home.
"Some pretty cloak and suit models get big wages," said Cadge.
I went out into the warm and rainy night, but there was no Cadge at the Star office.
Cadge tried to speak, but could only point to the little bedroom.
Word Origin for cadge
"to beg" (1812), "to get by begging" (1848), of uncertain origin, perhaps a back-formation from cadger "itinerant dealer with a pack-horse," mid-15c., which is perhaps from early 14c. cadge "to fasten, to tie," of unknown origin.