1 of 2

noun (1)

plural -s
: one that travels about habitually, restlessly, or with chiefly social purposes


2 of 2

noun (2)

plural -s
: a traveling drilling machine used in quarrying to make a line of holes into which gads are driven to break out the stone

Word History


Noun (1)

gad entry 3 + -er

Noun (2)

gad entry 2 + -er

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“Gadder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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