What does tad mean?

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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"


  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.


  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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    Song lyrics by tad -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by tad on the Lyrics.com website.

  2. TAD

    What does TAD stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the TAD acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

Anagrams for tad »

  1. DTA

  2. ADT

  3. dat, Dat., DAT

  4. TDA


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tad in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tad in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    I am not making that threat. I don't know what Tad meant by that.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    One can change the small minds, but it is tad difficult to do it with the small heart whose soul is in small mind only.

  3. Anthony Thomas:

    He convinced Tad Cummins that he had been a secret agent and... that he had all kinds of money, it was clear that he had really put a lot of notions into Tad Cummins head.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    If they're going to engage in this kind of attack, they need to understand we're not going to stand there and take it. i am not making that threat. I don't know what Tad meant by that.

  5. Brian Ashcraft:

    Its popularity was truly mind-boggling, this year, things have cooled off a tad. For example, you can now walk into stores and buy Yo-Kai Watch toys. Last year, you'd have to line up early in the morning when stores got fresh deliveries.

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