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  1. wad(noun)

    a small mass of soft material

    "he used a wad of cotton to wipe the counter"

  2. batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad(noun)

    (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

    "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money"

  3. chew, chaw, cud, quid, plug, wad(verb)

    a wad of something chewable as tobacco

  4. pack, bundle, wad, compact(verb)

    compress into a wad

    "wad paper into the box"

  5. jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad(verb)

    crowd or pack to capacity

    "the theater was jampacked"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. wad(Noun)

    An amorphous, compact mass.

    Our cat loves to play with a small wad of paper.

  2. wad(Noun)

    A substantial pile (normally of money).

    With a wad of cash like that, she should not have been walking round Manhattan

  3. wad(Noun)

    A soft plug or seal, particularly as used between the powder and pellets in a shotgun cartridge.

  4. wad(Noun)

    an ejaculate of semen.

  5. wad(Noun)

    Any black manganese oxide or hydroxide mineral rich rock in the oxidized zone of various ore deposits

  6. wad(Verb)

    To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball.

    She wadded up the scrap of paper and threw it in the trash.

  7. wad(Verb)

    to wager

  8. Origin: waidan, whence also Old High German weit

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Wad(noun)


  2. Wad(noun)

    a little mass, tuft, or bundle, as of hay or tow

  3. Wad(noun)

    specifically: A little mass of some soft or flexible material, such as hay, straw, tow, paper, or old rope yarn, used for retaining a charge of powder in a gun, or for keeping the powder and shot close; also, to diminish or avoid the effects of windage. Also, by extension, a dusk of felt, pasteboard, etc., serving a similar purpose

  4. Wad(noun)

    a soft mass, especially of some loose, fibrous substance, used for various purposes, as for stopping an aperture, padding a garment, etc

  5. Wad(verb)

    to form into a mass, or wad, or into wadding; as, to wad tow or cotton

  6. Wad(verb)

    to insert or crowd a wad into; as, to wad a gun; also, to stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton; as, to wad a cloak

  7. Wad(noun)

    alt. of Wadd

  8. Origin: [See Woad.]

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Wad

    Wad is an old mining term for any black manganese oxide or hydroxide mineral-rich rock in the oxidized zone of various ore deposits. Typically closely associated with various iron oxides. Specific mineral varieties include pyrolusite, lithiophorite, nsutite, takanelite and vernadite.

Anagrams of WAD »

  1. AWD

  2. ADW

  3. daw, DAW

Translations for WAD

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • WichseGerman
  • tuppo, nippu, tukkuFinnish
  • décharge, boule, capitonner, tampon, rouler en boule, rembourrer, paquet, boucher, bourre, liasseFrench
  • 束, 固まりJapanese
  • пыж, пачка, комок, комкатьRussian
  • buntSwedish

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