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Is lad a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lad is a Scrabble US word. The word lad is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

L1A1D2

Is lad a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lad is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

L1A1D2

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3 letters words from 'lad'

DAL 4LAD 4

2 letters words from 'lad'

AD 3AL 2
DA 3LA 2

All 3 letters words made out of lad

lad ald lda dla adl dal

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word lad. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in lad.

Definitions and meaning of lad

lad

Etymology

Middle English ladde (foot soldier, servant).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /læd/
  • (unstressed, sometimes) (rare) IPA(key): /ləd/
  • Rhymes: -æd

Noun

lad (plural lads)

  1. (Britain) A boy or young man.
    Coordinate term: lass
  2. (Britain) A Jack the lad; a boyo.
    Coordinate term: ladette
  3. A familiar term of address for a young man.
  4. A groom who works with horses (also called stable-lad).
  5. (Ireland, colloquial) The penis.

Usage notes

Prevalent in Northern English dialects such as Geordie, Mackem, Scouse and Northumbrian.

Derived terms

  • ladhood

Related terms

  • fellow-me-lad
  • ladette
  • laddie
  • laddish
  • lad's love
  • lass
  • lassie

Translations

References

  • The New Geordie Dictionary, Frank Graham, 1987, →ISBN
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN
  • Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893–4
  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [1]
  • A List of words and phrases in everyday use by the natives of Hetton-le-Hole in the County of Durham, F.M.T.Palgrave, English Dialect Society vol.74, 1896, [2]
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN

Further reading

  • lad at The Septic's Companion: A British Slang Dictionary

Anagrams

  • ADL, DAL, DLA, Dal, LDA, dal

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlat]

Noun

lad

  1. genitive plural of lado

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse hlað (heap, stack)

Adjective

lad

  1. languid, lazy, indolent

Inflection

Noun

lad n (singular definite ladet, plural indefinite lad)

  1. bed (platform of a truck, trailer, railcar, or other vehicle that supports the load to be hauled), eg. truckbed

Inflection

Verb

lad

  1. imperative of lade

German

Verb

lad

  1. singular imperative of laden

Middle English

Noun

lad

  1. Alternative form of ladde

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

lad

  1. imperative of lade

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɑːd/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *laidō. Cognate with Old High German leita (German Leite), Old Norse leið. Akin to līþan (to go, travel, fare).

Noun

lād f

  1. way, course
  2. passage, watercourse, lode
  3. carrying, bringing, leading
  4. provision, sustenance
Declension
Descendants
  • English: load; lode

Etymology 2

Akin to Old Frisian lēde, lāde.

Noun

lād f

  1. exculpation, clearing of guilt or accusation, purgation
  2. defense against a charge, excuse
Declension
Derived terms
  • lādian
  • werlād

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lat/

Noun

lad f

  1. genitive plural of lada

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Sutsilvan) lo

Etymology

From Latin lātus.

Adjective

lad m (feminine singular lada, masculine plural lads, feminine plural ladas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) wide, broad

Synonyms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) lartg
  • (Puter, Vallader) larg

Scots

Alternative forms

  • laddie

Etymology

From Middle English ladde, from North Germanic.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lad/, /lɑd/

Noun

lad (plural lads)

  1. lad
  2. son
  3. menial
  4. male sweetheart

Volapük

Noun

lad (nominative plural lads)

  1. heart

Declension

Derived terms

  • ladik

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a boy or youth.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)