Definition of cardie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkärdē/
(also cardi, cardy)

noun (plural cardies, cardis)

informal, chiefly British
A cardigan: a pink cashmere cardie
More example sentences
  • On a cold day, I often long to offer them my cardie to stop them from turning blue.
  • Had he not always been swathed in white robes, you could have imagined him in a cardie, pottering round his vegetable patch with his little grandson.
  • It works for pottering around in barefoot at home or layered up with thermals, tights and a cardie for winter workdays.


1960s: abbreviation.

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Syllabification: car·die

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