Complete Definition of "lad"

see|lÄd|Åad|ľad
English

Etymology
ME. term|ladde|lang=enm.

Pronunciation
IPA|/læd/
audio|en-us-lad.ogg|Audio (US)
:rhymes|æd

Noun
en-noun

  1. UK A boy.
  2. A familiar term of address for a man.
  3. A groom who works with horses (also called stable-lad).

Usage notes
Prevalent in Northern English dialects such as Scouse, Geordie and Northumbrian.

See also
laddie
lass
lassie

Translations
trans-top|a boy
French: t+|fr|garçon|m
German: t+|de|Junge|m, t+|de|Knabe|m
trans-mid
Scottish Gaelic: t+|gd|gille|m|xsScottish Gaelic, t+|gd|balach|m|xsScottish Gaelic
Spanish: t+|es|niño|m
Swedish: t+|sv|pojke|c, t+|sv|gosse|c, t+|sv|kille|c, t-|sv|grabb|c
Welsh: t-|cy|bachgen|m|xs=Welsh
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trans-top|familiar term of address for a man
French: t+|fr|garçon|m, t+|fr|gars|m
German: t+|de|Bursche|m
trans-mid
Scottish Gaelic: t+|gd|gille|m|xs=Scottish Gaelic
Spanish: t+|es|chico|m, t+|es|muchacho|m
Swedish: t+|sv|gosse|c, t-|sv|grabb|c
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trans-top|a groom who works with horses
German: t|de|Stallbursche|m
trans-mid
Scottish Gaelic: t-|gd|òigear|m|xs=Scottish Gaelic
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References
R:New Geordie Dictionary 1987
R:Northeast Dialect 2005
R:Northumberland 1880
R:Dobson & Irwin Newcastle 1970
R:Palgrave
R:Northeast Dialect 2005


Danish

Adjective
infl|da|adjective

  1. languid

Old English

Etymology
proto|Germanic|laidho|lang=ang

Noun
infl|ang|noun|headlÄd|gf

  1. way
  2. passage

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