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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tad*tæd(n.)

  1. a small child, esp. a boy.

    Category: Informal

  2. a small amount or degree; bit:

    Move a tad to the right. I'll add a tad more vanilla.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal

* Informal..

Origin of tad:

1875–80, Amer.; perh. shortening of tadpole

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tad, shade(noun)

    a slight amount or degree of difference

    "a tad too expensive"; "not a tad of difference"; "the new model is a shade better than the old one"

Wiktionary

  1. tad(Noun)

    A small amount; a little bit.

    Could you lean the picture to the left just a tad more?

  2. Tad(ProperNoun)

    A male nickname.

  3. Tad(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the male given name Thaddeus or Thaddaeus.

  4. Origin: 1877, ‘young or small child’, probably a shortened form of tadpole. The extended meaning ‘small amount’ is first recorded 1915.

Freebase

  1. Tad

    Tad was an American grunge band from Seattle, Washington led by Tad Doyle. Among the first of the many bands which came out of Seattle in the grunge era, Tad was notable for the fact that its music was inspired far more by '70s metal than the punk which influenced many other grunge bands. Although their commercial success was limited, their music is still highly regarded amongst grunge fans.

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