lad

lad(
lahd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g., cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(boy)
a. el muchacho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I was only a lad when my family moved to Japan.Yo era apenas un muchacho cuando mi familia se mudó a Japón.
b. el chico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The teacher asked the question again, but the lad didn't answer.El profesor volvió a hacer la pregunta, pero el chico no respondió.
c. el chaval
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
That lad has been getting into all kinds of mischief.Ese chaval se ha estado metiendo en todo tipo de travesuras.
d. el pibe
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
Leave the lad alone!¡Deja al pibe en paz!
e. el chavo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
That lad has always dreamed of becoming an astronaut.Ese chavo siempre ha soñado con ser astronauta.
f. el cabro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
The lad was sipping milk from a straw and eating a sandwich.El cabro sorbía leche de un popote y comía un sándwich.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(young man) (United Kingdom)
a. el chico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There were some lads drinking pints in the pub.Había unos chicos tomando pintas en el pub.
b. el tío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Lupe fell head over heels for the ever-so-handsome lad.Lupe se enamoró perdidamente del guapísimo tío.
c. el jovencito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Those lads spend the whole day outside the train station.Esos jovencitos se pasan todo el día afuera de la estación de tren.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fellow) (United Kingdom)
a. el chico
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
You need a drink, my lad!¡Necesitas un trago, chico!
b. el muchacho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I'll meet the lads at the pub later today.Voy a verme con los muchachos en el pub hoy en la tarde.
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lad
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (boy)
a. el muchacho m, chaval
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
b. el pibe
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
c. el chavo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
d. el cabro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
2. (young man) (United Kingdom)
a. tipo
b. el tío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
come on, lads!¡vamos, compadres or
he's a bit of or quite a lades un poco golfo or
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lad [læd]
noun
(young man, boy) muchacho (m); chico (m); chaval (m) (informal); (Esp) pibe (m) (informal); (S. Cone) cabro (m) (informal); (Chile) chavo (m) (informal); (Méx) (in stable etc) mozo (m)
come on, lads! ¡vamos, muchachos!; when I was a lad cuando yo era un muchacho; cuando yo era joven
when I was a lad his age I would laugh at the strangest things
he's only a lad no es más que un muchacho; es aún muy joven; you need some exercise, my lad tú, chico or muchacho, necesitas hacer algo de ejercicio; he's gone for a drink with the lads (Britain) ha salido a tomar algo con los muchachos or con sus amiguetes; (Esp) he just wants to be one of the lads lo que quiere es que su círculo de amigos lo acepte; he's a bit of a lad (Britain) es un gamberrete; está hecho una buena pieza (informal)
don't do that, lad! Come along, lad. Time for you to go home my lad is aged 10 now
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