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Definition of "tad" []

  • Informal A small boy. (noun)
  • Informal A small amount or degree; a bit. (noun)
  • A tad To a small degree; somewhat: acting a tad silly; a tad uncomfortable. (idiom)
  • A small boy; lad (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A small bit or piece (noun)

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Use "tad" in a sentence
  • "The other thing that kicks this one up a tad is the major eye candy babe-age with both Musetta Vander as Shan'auc and Vanessa Angel as Anise (and who, exactly, designs a top that leaves the belly button bare?)"
  • "The more usual use of tad is the sense 'a small amount or degree; a bit ', often used in the adverbial phrase a tad 'a little; slightly'."
  • "I hope they do Suicide Squeeze, altho they'd hafta tone down the title a tad, considering the economy and all."