verb (used with object), cadged, cadg·ing.
verb (used without object), cadged, cadg·ing.
- cadet cloth,
- cadillac, antoine de la mothe
Origin of cadge1
Origin of cadge2
Examples from the Web for cadge
They lipsynch the soundtrack, cadge souvenirs and pester you with smarmy, show-off questions.Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom|Cory Doctorow
They entertained hopes of sneaking off alone when they should go home for lunch, but Mr. Cadge had provided for this contingency.Golden Stories|Various
Perhaps it wasn't very appropriate to Christmas, but Cadge had drilled me upon it.
What if Kitty sometime wins fame by painting my picture, or Cadge by writing of me in her "Recollections?"
Oh, I'm up to my eyes in weddings; Cadge simply won't attend to anything.
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.