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Sadie

[sey-dee]
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  1. a female given name, form of Sara or Sarah.
  2. Sadie Hawkins.
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  • And it was Beasley himself who finally challenged the recalcitrant Sadie.

    The Golden Woman

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • She turned to the other women, but ignored the protesting Sadie.

    The Golden Woman

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • As Sadie's generally on hand to help out, I'm ready to stand for it.

    Shorty McCabe

    Sewell Ford

  • Seems like he'd discovered Sadie, too, and had booked himself for her steady company.

    Shorty McCabe

    Sewell Ford

  • I'll bet he wa'n't sorry when Sadie shows up on deck and waves for us to come on.

    Shorty McCabe

    Sewell Ford


Word Origin and History for sadie

Sadie

fem. proper name, a familiar form of Sarah. Sadie Hawkins Day (1939) is from name of a character in U.S. newspaper cartoon strip "Li'l Abner," by Al Capp (1909-1979); in reference to a day in early November in which women take the lead in romantic matters.

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