What does cadge mean?

Definitions for cadgekædʒ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cadge.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mooch, bum, cadge, grub, sponge(verb)

    ask for and get free; be a parasite

  2. schnorr, shnorr, scrounge, cadge(verb)

    obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling

    "he is always shnorring cigarettes from his friends"


  1. cadge(Noun)

    A circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale.

  2. cadge(Verb)

    To beg.

    "Are ye gannin te cadge a lift of yoer fatha?"

  3. cadge(Verb)

    To obtain something by wit or guile; to convince someone to do something they might not normally do.

  4. cadge(Verb)

    To carry hawks and other birds of prey.

  5. Origin: Possibly a corruption of cage, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cadge

    to carry, as a burden

  2. Cadge

    to hawk or peddle, as fish, poultry, etc

  3. Cadge

    to intrude or live on another meanly; to beg

  4. Cadge(noun)

    a circular frame on which cadgers carry hawks for sale

  5. Origin: [Cf. Scot. cache, caich, cadge, to toss, drive, OE. cachen to drive, catch, caggen to bind, or perh. E. cage. Cf. Cadger.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cadge

    kaj, v.i. to beg or go about begging.—n. Cadg′er, a carrier who collects country produce, a hawker: a fellow who picks up his living about the streets. [Prob. conn. with Catch.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadge in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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