tad

Definitions

Slang

  • noun a small or slight amount, a little, slightly. An American expression now fairly widespread in British use, especially in phrases such as ‘a tad hungry’. In American English tad has been used to mean a small boy since the late 19th century. It is probably from earlier British dialect, in which it is related to ‘toad’ or ‘tadpole’.

Electronics

  • acronym fortelephone answering device
    (written as TAD)
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