lad definition

  • noun:
    • A young guy; a youth.
    • Informal A man of every age; a fellow.
    • A boy or son.
    • A jack the lad; a boyo.
    • A familiar term of target for a young man.
    • A groom who works closely with ponies (also referred to as stable-lad).
    • A boy; a youth; a stripling.
    • A companion; a comrade; a mate.
    • A boy; a youth; a stripling: frequently utilized familiarly or affectionately in talking about or to a person of every age.
    • A male sweetheart: correlative to lass.
    • A servingman; a servant.
    • An obsolete preterit and past participle of lead.
    • A thong of leather; a shoe-latchet.
    • a male youngster (a familiar term of address to a boy)
    • a boy or man
  • others:
    • p. p. of lead, to guide.

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