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Definition of the noun cager

What does cager mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cagers

  1. an athlete who plays basketball
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonyms of cager: basketball player / basketeer
    • more generic words: athlete / jock = a person trained to compete in sports
    • more specific words:
      • center = the person who plays center on a basketball team
      • dribbler = a basketball player who is dribbling the ball to advance it
      • dunker = a basketball player who is able to make dunk shots
      • forward = the person who plays the position of forward in certain games, such as basketball, soccer, or hockey
      • guard = the person who plays the position of guard on a basketball team

Alternative definition of the noun cager


  1. A basketball player.
  2. A person who drives an automobile, particularly for commuting.

Specialised definition of the noun cager

Glossary of sports / basketball

a basketball player; derived from the days when a wire mesh barrier surrounded the court to protect the fans from the players and vice versa

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for cager

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to Motor Scooters (2007)

by Bev Brinson, Bryce Ludwig

Cager is a motorcycle and scooter slang term for those driving cars, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant, And, Vulgar Words (1860)

Preceded by a History of Cant and Vulgar Language : with Glossaries of Two Secret Languages by John C. Hotten

Cager, or gager, the old cant term for a man. The exclusives in the Universities apply the term cad to all non-members. CAD, an omnibus conductor. CADGE, to beg in an artful or wheedling manner. — North. CADGING, begging of the lowest ...

Google previewFuldstaendigt Dansk og Engelsk haand-lexicon (1824)

udarbeidet efter de bedste og nyeste ordbøger by Christian Friderich Bay

Fadmaler, a Cager.

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

AJ-ING badging cadging Long AJ-LESS ageless cageless pageless rageless sageless stageless wageless Long AJ-MENT assuagement disengagement encagement engagement Long AJ-UR assuager cager engager gauger major pager ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Basketball (2010)

by John Grasso

Members of the 1966 team that played in the historic game were Jerry Armstrong, Orsten Artis, Louis Baudoin, Willie Cager, Harry Flournoy, Bobby Joe Hill, Dave Lattin, Nevil Shed, and Willie Worsley. Other notable players in school history ...

Google previewDictionary of American Family Names (2003)

by Patrick Hanks

Cadenhead 267 Cager Antonio (2), Federico, Filiberto, Marco Antonio. Cadenhead (432) Scottish: topographic or habitational name for someone who lived at the head of Caddon Water in the parish of Stow in the Scottish Borders. Cadet (419) ...

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Cager Pugh

Co. D, 68th U. S. C. Infantry

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Cager Meaning

Video shows what cager means. A basketball player.. A person who drives an automobile, particularly for commuting.. cager pronunciation. How to pronounce ...

Scrabble value of C3A1G2E1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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