Definition of Cadillac in English:


Syllabification: Ca·dil·lac
Pronunciation: /kädēˈyäk, ˈkadlˌak


  • 1 trademark A large luxury car that is the most prestigious brand of General Motors.
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    • I don't remember the guy campaigning in a Cadillac.
    • They did, however, spend $650 a month to lease a Cadillac.
    • The men in the brown car waited in a parking space near Wheeler's black Cadillac.
  • 2Something that is an outstanding example of its kind, especially in terms of luxury, quality, or size: the aircraft is widely regarded as the Cadillac of commuter planes
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    • The place has turned from a Porsche into a Cadillac.
    • At D we have the Cadillac of diamonds: A colorless stone.
    • This is the true Cadillac of the railroad!

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