Caddy definition

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(computers) A protective case used to load a CD-ROM into a disk drive.
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The definition of caddy is a small container used to carry smaller things, often tea.

The sectioned bucket holding cleaning supplies is an example of a caddy.

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A small container, such as a box, used especially for holding tea.
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A container for storing a group of items not in use.
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A small container used for tea.
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Any of various devices for holding or storing certain articles, as phonograph records.
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A plastic container that holds a CD or DVD disc for added protection. The bare disc is placed in the caddy, and the caddy is inserted into the drive. A caddy is not a jewel case. A jewel case protects the disc for transportation. A caddy protects the disc while reading and writing. See HDD cradle.
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(US, informal) A Cadillac car.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
caddy
Plural:
caddies

Origin of caddy

  • Alteration of catty

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition