Definition of tad
- might give him some water and a tad to eat
- —C. T. Walker
there's more than just a tad of hyperbole in the critics' praise for the promising young pianist
grandfather never tires of telling us about the days when he was just a tad
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ace, bit, crumb, dab, dram, driblet, glimmer, hint, lick, little, mite, nip, ounce, particle, peanuts, ray, scintilla, scruple, shade, shadow, shred, smack, smidgen (also smidgeon), snap, spark, spatter, speck, splash, spot, sprinkling, strain, streak, suspicion, touch, trace;
abundance, barrel, boatload, bucket, bundle, bushel, deal, fistful, gobs, heaps, loads, lot, mass, mess, mountain, much, oodles, passel, peck, pile, plenty, potful, profusion, quantity, raft, reams, scads, stack, wad, wealth;
drop in the bucket;
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the quality or state of being insatiable
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