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
The trend started with aristocrats, but caught on with middle- and working-class lads as well.
Wilson’s longtime friend Devon Jones said the lanky lad never lacks in desire.
Give the set -- which features the likes of The Hives, The Smashing Pumpkins, Jamie T and The Long Blondes -- a spin, and also scroll through some throwback snaps of the lads during their early days below.
A lesser actor could easily have made the lad insufferable, but Lieberher brings a disarming poise to his work that somehow makes the kid endearing yet not cloying.
The lad looked somber for a while, and then asked: ‘
Poor health sends Philip's guardian to Italy; letters home to Philip inform the lad, played in young adulthood by Sam Clafin, of Ambrose's infatuation with Rachel and their marriage.
A callow country lad falls for a worldly widow in the second big-screen version of My Cousin Rachel, Daphne du Maurier's brilliantly ambiguous tale of attraction and suspicion in Victorian-era England.
Lads showed incredible depth/character to win so convincingly [?] [?]
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Origin and Etymology of lad
Middle English ladde
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
LAD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lad for English Language Learners
: a boy or young man
: a man with whom you are friendly
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