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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

want′ ad`(n.)

  1. Category: Journalism

    Ref: classified ad.

Origin of want ad:

1885–90, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. want ad(noun)

    a newspaper advertisement stating what is wanted

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. want ad(noun)ɒnt, wɔnt

    a small advertisement in which jobs, things for sale, etc. are offered

    the want ads in the newspaper


  1. want ad(Noun)

    An advertisement seeking applicants for a job.

Translations for want ad

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

want ad(noun)

(American) a classified ad.

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