Pronunciation Noun

caddy (plural caddies)

  1. (golf) One hired to assist another in playing the game of golf.
    "Caddy, pass me my five iron."

caddy (caddies, present participle caddying; past caddied, past participle caddied)

  1. (intransitive, golf) To serve as a caddy, carrying golf clubs etc.
    I was honored to caddy for Tiger Woods at a charity golf game.

caddy (plural caddies)

  1. A small box, can, or chest to keep things in.
    • 1990, The Washingtonian (volume 25, page 121)
      A sauce caddy brought with the tacos offers a choice of salsa cruda, a thin puree of tomatillos, and an emulsion of red chilies.
    • 2019, Nancy E. Davis, The Chinese Lady: Afong Moy in Early America ↗:
      The Carneses imported lacquer teapoys in sets. These sets could be easily stacked in a corner of the drawing room and brought out at teatime to hold a teacup, a set, or a caddy. The Carneses purchased lacquered teapoys sets for four dollars in China and probably sold them for twice that amount in America.
  2. A movable tray or other mechanism for holding, securing, and transporting a removable component within a piece of machinery or equipment.
    Place the disc in the DVD caddy.


caddy (plural Caddies)

  1. (US, informal) A Cadillac car.

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