Definition of "cabbaging" [cabbaging]

  • Snippets of cloth appropriated by a tailor from a customer's material (noun)
  • To steal; pilfer (verb)
  • Present participle of cabbage. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • To be lazy or to be in a state of boredom. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cabbaging" in a sentence
  • "But if he wishes to know whether the introduction of the sentence from Tacitus into a poetical tale should be called "cabbaging," the reply will properly be, No. The poet expected that the well-known figure, which he had thus thrown into verse, would be immediately recognised by every literary reader, and that the recognition would give pleasure."
  • "It could just be that I'm spending too much time "cabbaging about" on the couch as the British would say."
  • "East, as in Southern Europe, is made to cut out the cloth in presence of its owner, to prevent “cabbaging.”"
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