Examples of lad in a Sentence
Life was hard when I was a lad.
Well, lad, I hope you won't make the same mistake again!
He's a good lad at heart.
They can't treat us like that, can they, lads?!
Recent Examples of lad from the Web
Thomas Mahard returns in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge, and local lads Ari Bigelman of Bloomfield Hills and Ethan Sharp of Clarkston are this year’s Tiny Tims.
But his mind-numbing take on the classic story stripped all the magic from Camelot, instead transposing a lad-mag sensibility onto medieval Britain.
Together with his daemon, the inventive lad roams the Thames and nearby canals in his canoe, La Belle Sauvage.
The group is led by a particularly resourceful lad named Wiggins, and on a Sunday evening opening weekend, the character was played by a good Colin Frothingham.
LaVar Ball pulled his son LiAngelo out of UCLA because the school was taking too long to decide on a punishment for the lad for shoplifting.
The lads, meanwhile, are celebrating their successful sales with a pint at the pub.
The players, the back-up staff, the physios, the kit man, the press officers, the canteen workers, the car park lads, the lot.
Coffin recovered the body in about 15 minutes, but artificial respiration administered by a Lowell pulmotor squad failed to revive the lad, who was spending the day at the lake with his mother.
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Origin and Etymology of lad
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsboychick (or boychik), boyo [Irish], callant [chiefly Scottish], boy, laddie, nipper, shaveling, shaver, sonny, stripling, tad, youth
Related Wordsadolescent, juvenile, kid, kiddie (also kiddy), kiddo, minor, moppet, teenager, tween, youngling, youngster; brat, gamin, guttersnipe, hobbledehoy, imp, squirt, urchin, whippersnapper; schoolboy; toddler, tot, tyke (also tike); mama's boy, mollycoddle
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