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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How to use cad in a sentence
What libertarian guys are not, in my experience, is selfish cads.The Problem With Libertarian Women is Not Libertarian Men | Megan McArdle | January 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
My poverty has brought me into contact with strange people, cads; but the worst, the cruellest, the lowest of all is yourself!The Imaginary Marriage | Henry St. John Cooper
Mr. Dawes was playing against a scratch team of cads, and had to go down to the ground in the morning to settle something.The Longest Journey | E. M. Forster
The Cads are the local governors or administrators of the territorial divisions and are appointed by the Bey himself.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets | Francis Miltoun
The French leave its collection to the local Cads or Sheiks, but it gets into the official coffers ultimately,—or most of it does.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets | Francis Miltoun
No, he could never again, to please Mamma, spoil his Sunday holiday with those cads of boys.Small Souls | Louis Couperus
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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