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a container, rack, or other device for holding, organizing, or storing items:
a pencil caddy; a bedspread caddy.
Chiefly British, tea caddy.
Golf. a person hired to carry a player’s clubs, find the ball, etc.
a person who runs errands, does odd jobs, etc.
caddie cart.
any rigidly structured, wheeled device for carrying or moving around heavy objects:
a luggage caddie.
to work as a caddie.
Contemporary Examples

Too Big to Succeed Christopher Buckley January 6, 2010
Nationalism on Four Wheels Clive Irving October 17, 2014
Al Franken’s Reverend Wright Tom Davis January 7, 2009
How Harold Ramis Invented Baby Boom Comedy With ‘Animal House’ P. J. O’Rourke February 26, 2014
The Secret World of Golf Groupies Gerald Posner December 3, 2009

Historical Examples

Bleak House Charles Dickens
In The Valley Of The Shadow Josephine Daskam
Bleak House Charles Dickens
Bristol Bells Emma Marshall
Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings Mary H. Northend

noun (pl) -dies
(mainly Brit) a small container, esp for tea
noun, verb (pl) -dies -dies, -dying, -died
a variant spelling of caddie
noun (pl) -dies
(golf) an attendant who carries clubs, etc, for a player
verb -dies, -dying, -died
(intransitive) to act as a caddie


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