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By the time of this third episode of Season 1, we were well aware of Don as a liar, cad, and adulterer.
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The musician is a cad, an attention-seeker, a Twitter star—and an earnest singer-songwriter.
A few minutes later she watched as the cad tore his hair out screaming on his front lawn.
She moved feebly to the window, and tried to detect the cad's white flannels among the laurels.
The first time—it was the act of a cad—but I worked it all out.
She made me feel as if I were a cad and a beast and a ruffian—as if I wanted k-kick-kicking.
Suppose he, too, should fall to the lot of a cad like Pledge, or a brute like Bull!
You'd think she'd have got some sense from living with cad so long.
1730, shortening of cadet (q.v.); originally used of servants, then (1831) of town boys by students at British universities and public schools (though at Cambridge it meant "snob"). Meaning "person lacking in finer feelings" is from 1838.
A cad used to be a jumped-up member of the lower classes who was guilty of behaving as if he didn't know that his lowly origin made him unfit for having sexual relationships with well-bred women. [Anthony West, "H.G. Wells: Aspects of a Life," 1984]
A Cadillac car: And we'll rent a black Caddy (1920s+)