Complete Definition of "wad"

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Pronunciation
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:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-Éd|-Éd

Noun
en-noun

  1. An amorphous, compact mass.

#:Our cat loves to play with a small wad of paper.

  1. A substantial pile (normally of money).

#:With a wad of cash like that, she should not have been walking round Manhattan

  1. A soft plug or seal, particularly as used between the powder and pellets in a shotgun cartridge.
  2. cattag2|Vulgarities|Slang an ejaculation of semen.

Translations
trans-top|compact mass
French: tampon m, boule f
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trans-top|pile of money
Finnish: nippu, tukku
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French: paquet m, liasse f
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trans-top|soft plug
Finnish: tuppo
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French: bourre f
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trans-top|ejaculation
French: décharge f
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Verb
en-verb|wads|wadding|wadded

  1. To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball.

#:She wadded up the scrap of paper and threw it in the trash.


Old English

Etymology
Common Germanic *wai(s)da-, whence also Old High German weit

Noun
wÄd

  1. woad

Category:Old English nouns


Scots
Verb
wad

  1. South Scots would

Category:Scots verbs

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