Caddy vs Catty
7Feb 3, '14 by Mulanhttp://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caddy
Full Definition of CADDY
: a small box, can, or chest used especially to keep tea in
: a container or device for storing or holding objects when they are not in use
having or showing a desire to cause someone pain or suffering for the sheer enjoyment of it <a catty remark that served its only purpose: to make someone cry> Synonyms bad [slang], ******, catty, cruel, despiteful, malevolent, malicious, malign, malignant, mean, nasty, spiteful, vicious, virulent
Related Words devious, scoundrelly, scurvy, snakelike; acrimonious, bitter, envious, jaundiced, jealous, rancorous, resentful, vindictive, vitriolic; contemptuous, deprecating, derogatory, disdainful, disparaging, mean-spirited, obnoxious, opprobrious, scornful, snide, snotty, unkind, unkindly, unloving; baleful, baneful, evil; harsh, hostile, inimical; acrid, caustic, poisonous, scathing, venomous
Near Antonyms compassionate, good, good-hearted, kind, kindhearted, kindly, sympathetic, warm, warmhearted; affable, agreeable, amiable, cordial, friendly, genial, gracious, nice, pleasant; affectionate, amorous, sweet, tender, tenderhearted; humane; altruistic, high-minded, humanitarian, magnanimous, noble, philanthropic (also philanthropical)
Antonyms benevolent, benign, benignant, loving, unmalicious
1Feb 3, '14 by woohDon't forget:
cad-die also cad-dy (kăd′ē)n. pl. cad-dies1. One hired to serve as an attendant to a golfer, especially by carrying the golf clubs.
2. Scots A boy who does odd jobs.
3. Any of various devices for moving, carrying, or holding an item or collection of items, especially:a. A lightweight wheeled cart, often fitted with shelves or racks.
b. A small tray with a handle and compartments for holding items such as toiletries or hardware.
c. A lightweight freestanding rack designed to hold accessories.
d. A small wheeled cart attached to a bicycle and used as a conveyance for a child.
e. A tea caddy.
1Feb 4, '14 by amoLuciaQuote from psu_213Close, but my vote goes to 'counsel' and 'council'.As a golfer, I was hoping someone would remember to post the golf definition of caddy.
If I had guess, lose vs loose (as it relates to a license) is the most "mixed up" pair of words on this site.
3Feb 4, '14 by Spidey's mom, ADN, BSN, RN GuideAh, you were over on that other thread . . . .
How about caddy-corner vs. catty-corner?
The difference between the right word and the nearly right word is the same as the difference between lightning and the lightning bug. ~ Mark Twain
3Feb 4, '14 by SoldierNurse22, BSN, RN, EMT-BQuote from ElvishI was tasked to revise an SOP the other day that had "RN's" and "LPN's" all over the place. I felt my lip curl reflexively at the sight of such an apostrophic disaster.Improperly placed apostrophes drive me bonkers. Use them for contractions and to imply possession....DO NOT use them when pluralizing!!!!!