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cardie Syllabification: car·die
Pronunciation: /ˈkärdē/
(also cardi, cardy)

Definition of cardie in English:

noun (plural cardies, cardis)

informal , chiefly British
A cardigan: a pink cashmere cardie
More example sentences
  • He was wearing his beige cardy.
  • I was wearing a cardy earlier.
  • If it's not a heatwave outside, a cardy and/or fleece, and maybe a brolly, are probably a good idea for the homeward journey.


1960s: abbreviation.

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