Definition of "laddie" []

  • A boy or young man; a lad. (noun)
  • A familiar term for a male, esp a young man; lad (noun)

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Use "laddie" in a sentence
  • "He used to read it over almost every day, and sometimes, near the end, he would say to me, "Colin laddie, will you read it to me – the little woman's last letter.""
  • "The laddie was a perfect world's wonder every Sunday, and would have been laughed at out of his seven senses, had he not at last rebelled and fairly thrown it off."
  • "Unfortunately there are a lot of other magazines out there and I don't think many of the "laddie" magazines teach you anything to be proud of."