Lad meaning

lăd
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A boy or young man.
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A familiar term of address for a young man.
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The definition of a lad is a young man.

An example of a lad is a thirteen year old boy.

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A boy or youth.
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(chiefly UK) A boy or young man.
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(UK) A jack the lad; a boyo.

I think he reckons he's a bit of a lad.

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(Ireland) The penis.
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A groom who works with horses (also called stable-lad).
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(informal) A man of any age; a fellow.
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(informal) Any man; fellow.
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Origin of lad

  • Middle English ladde perhaps of Scandinavian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English ladde (“foot soldier, servant”). Possibly cognate with Dutch lid (“member”).

    From Wiktionary