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Meaning of LAD

Pronunciation:  lad

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)
  2. [n]  a boy or man; "that chap is your host"; "there's a fellow at the door"; "he's a likable cuss"

LAD is a 3 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: blighter, chap, cub, cuss, fella, feller, fellow, gent, laddie, sonny, sonny boy
 See Also: boy, dog, male, male child, male person



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lad\, obs.
    p. p. of {Lead}, to guide. --Chaucer.
  2. \Lad\, n. [OE. ladde, of Celtic origin; cf. W. llawd, Ir.
    lath. [root]123. Cf. {Lass}.]
    1. A boy; a youth; a stripling. ``Cupid is a knavish lad.''
             There is a lad here, which hath five barley loaves
             and two small fishes.                 --John vi. 9.
    2. A companion; a comrade; a mate.
    {Lad's love}. (Bot.) See {Boy's love}, under {Boy}.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bastard, bird, boy, bub, bubba, buck, bud, buddy, bugger, cat, chap, character, colt, cub, duck, feller, fellow, fledgling, guy, hobbledehoy, jasper, joker, laddie, manchild, master, muchacho, pup, puppy, schoolboy, son, sonny, sonny boy, stripling, stud, tad, whelp, young man, youth