Definition of "wad" [wad]

  • (noun) A small mass of soft material, often folded or rolled, used for padding, stuffing, or packing.
  • (noun) A compressed ball, roll, or lump, as of tobacco or chewing gum.
  • (noun) A plug, as of cloth or paper, used to retain a powder charge in a muzzleloading gun or cannon.
  • (noun) A disk, as of felt or paper, used to keep the powder and shot in place in a shotgun cartridge.
  • (noun) Informal A large amount: a wad of troubles.
  • (noun) a small mass or ball of fibrous or soft material, such as cotton wool, used esp for packing or stuffing
  • (noun) a plug of paper, cloth, leather, etc, pressed against a charge to hold it in place in a muzzle-loading cannon
  • (noun) a disc of paper, felt, pasteboard, etc, used to hold in place the powder and shot in a shotgun cartridge
  • (noun) a roll or bundle of something, esp of banknotes
  • (noun) a large quantity, esp of money
  • (noun) a bundle of hay or straw
  • (noun) a bun
  • (verb) to form (something) into a wad
  • (verb) to roll into a wad or bundle
  • (verb) to hold (a charge) in place with a wad
  • (verb) to insert a wad into (a gun)
  • (verb) to pack or stuff with wadding; pad

Use "wad" in a sentence

  • "It wad hurt me sair tae think a bit title wad mak 'a difference to ma friends."
  • "And what really gets liberal panties in a wad is when you point out that fascism is a form of socialism too, and that Democrats share far more similarities with classic fascism than anything else, and more so than any other political group."
  • "The FliteControl wad is configured 180° compared to standard wads so the cup flares at the rear instead of the front."

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