lad

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noun \ˈlad\

Definition of lad

  1. 1 :  a male person of any age between early boyhood and maturity :  boy, youth

  2. 2 :  fellow, chap

Examples of lad in a Sentence

  1. Life was hard when I was a lad.

  2. Well, lad, I hope you won't make the same mistake again!

  3. He's a good lad at heart.

  4. They can't treat us like that, can they, lads?!

Origin and Etymology of lad

Middle English ladde


First Known Use: 14th century



LAD Defined for English Language Learners

lad

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noun \ˈlad\

Definition of lad for English Language Learners

  • : a boy or young man

  • : a man with whom you are friendly


LAD Defined for Kids

lad

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noun \ˈlad\

Definition of lad for Students

  1. :  boy 1, youth



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