caddie definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- Obsolete an errand boy
- a person who attends a golfer, carrying the clubs, finding the balls, etc.
- a small, two-wheeled cart, as for carrying golf bags
Origin: Scottish form of French cadet: see cadet
caddie definition by American Heritage Dictionary
also cad·dynoun pl. cad·dies
- One hired to serve as an attendant to a golfer, especially by carrying the golf clubs.
- Scots A boy who does odd jobs.
- Any of various devices for moving, carrying, or holding an item or collection of items, especially:a. A lightweight wheeled cart, often fitted with shelves or racks.b. A small tray with a handle and compartments for holding items such as toiletries or hardware.c. A lightweight freestanding rack designed to hold accessories.d. A small wheeled cart attached to a bicycle and used as a conveyance for a child.e. A tea caddy.
To serve as a caddie.
Origin: Scots, from French cadet, cadet, caddie; see cadet.