lad

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlæd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/læd/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lad)


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lad

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. UK: a [little, rude, bubbly, kind] lad
  2. UK: was always a [bad, rude] lad
  3. UK: is [just, only, still] a (young) lad
  4. UK: a lad of [twelve, fourteen, sixteen]
  5. UK, informal: the lads at [home, work, the office]
  6. UK, informal: is a bit of a lad
  7. UK: the young lad [looks like, takes after] (his father)
  8. informal: going (out) for a [drink, meal] with the lads
  9. informal: What [can I get you, would you like], lads?
  10. informal: be a good lad and [get, bring, make]
  11. informal: there's a good lad!
  12. UK, informal: a real Jack the lad!
  13. UK, slang, sexually explicit: get your tits out for the lads!
  14. employed as a [stable, farm] lad
  15. a [magazine, bar, place] for lads
  16. a lad's [magazine]
n as adj
  1. UK: part of lad culture
'lad' also found in these entries:
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