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A fancy looking sweater that opens in the front like a jacket and buttons like a coat. It is typically warn by men who are either gay or they are totally straight but they want to appear gay so they can make friends with super hot chicks that are out of their league.
Mike always sports a cardigan. Thats why he's friends with so many hot girls.
by TrevorK89 April 27, 2015
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A slang word used by hippies, tree-huggers, and a select few unnaturally awesome human beings, to describe an event (usually an outdoor adventure) in the most preposterous, beastly, epic way.

CARDIGAN can also be broken down to describe 73.9% of the average hippie's vocabulary:

C-ool

A-wesome

R-adical

D-ope

I-cey

G-narly

A-ce

N-autical
I'm sure none of these kids at the ski hill have any idea how totally Cardigan our day is going...
by JaylebC July 02, 2011
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A debatably one-hit wonder band most popularly known for their song "Lovefool."
A common response to asking about this band:

"Man, do you know the Cardigans?"
"What's that?"
by jonoitaliano December 03, 2006
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a younger women who "hangs around" older men
there he goes with his new woman
shes about young for him eh? sh a gold digger
nah shes just a cardigan
by cardigan September 30, 2009
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