Cadgy Cadg"y, a. Cheerful or mirthful, as after good eating or drinking; also, wanton. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • cadgy — cadgily, adv. cadginess, n. /kaj ee/, adj. Scot. 1. cheerful; merry. 2. amorous; wanton. 3. (of animals) in rut. [1715 25; of uncert. orig.] * * * …   Universalium

  • cadgy — adjective Cheerful or mirthful …   Wiktionary

  • cadgy — North Country (Newcastle) Words hearty, cheerful, merry... Sc. aigie cheerful, merry …   English dialects glossary

  • cadgy — ˈkajē, aaj , i adjective Etymology: origin unknown 1. chiefly Scotland : cheerful, merry 2. dialect : sexually excited : in rut …   Useful english dictionary

  • cadginess — noun The state or quality of being cadgy …   Wiktionary

  • amorous — adj 1. loving, amatory, amatorious, amative, Anacreontic; passionate, impassioned, ardent, fervent. 2. sexual, lustful, concupiscent, salacious; lecherous, Archaic. lickerish, prurient, lascivious, wanton, cadgy, licentious, lewd, libidinous;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hot-blooded — adj 1. excitable, edgy, skittish, restless, restive, fitful; impetuous, impulsive, temperamental, quixotic. 2. adventuresome, exciting, venturesome, heady; adventurous, doughty, audacious, bold. 3. ardent, passionate, fiery, heated, impassioned;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • promiscuous — adj 1. loose, lax, libertine, licentious, Cyprian, immoderate, intemperate, incontinent; wanton, wild, uninhibited, abandoned, unrestrained, uncurbed, ungoverned, unrestricted, unbridled, fast, Inf. swinging; dishonorable, Sl. trashy, Sl. cheap;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • cadgily — jə̇lē, i adverb dialect : in a cadgy manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • kedgy — ˈkejē, ji chiefly Scotland variant of cadgy 1 …   Useful english dictionary