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caddie

Saltos de línea: cad¦die
Pronunciación: /ˈkadi
 
/
(also caddy)

Definición de caddie en inglés:

sustantivo (plural caddies)

A person who carries a golfer’s clubs and provides other assistance during a match.
Example sentences
  • In French the word cadet is pronounced ‘ca-day’ but in English the golfer's assistant became a caddie.
  • ‘The good caddie carries much more than the weight of the golfer's clubs in his back, that's for sure,’ he said.
  • He would later become a caddie and an assistant at the club.

verbo (caddies, caddying, caddied)

[no object] Volver al principio  
Work as a caddie: I caddied for him until the end of 1979
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • No job in sports gets you closer to the action than caddying on the PGA Tour.
  • I've caddied for several friends over the years, and several friends have caddied for me; mostly, I've caddied for my friend Ray, who is one of the club's best players.
  • As I mentioned, I was 15 when I first started caddying and, although I didn't know it at the time, Ted's talent for maintaining immaculate conditions is what made me want to work in the golf business.

Origen

mid 17th century (originally Scots): from French cadet. The original term denoted a gentleman who joined the army without a commission, intending to learn the profession and follow a military career, later coming to mean 'odd-job man'. The current sense dates from the late 18th century.

Words that rhyme with caddie

baddy, caddy, daddy, faddy, kabaddi, laddie, paddy

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