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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishladlad /læd/ ●●○ S3 noun [countable] British English 🔊 🔊 1 old-fashioned or informalYOUNG a boy or young man → lass 🔊 a young lad 🔊 Things were different when I was a lad.► see thesaurus at man2 → the lads3 → a bit of a lad4 → lad culture5 (also stable lad)DSH a boy or man who works with horses syn stable boy → Jack the Lad
Examples from the Corpus
young lad• For a young lad, he has surprised me.• He's a young lad who was employed in the house here, living in.• A young lad, a boy; probably still an adolescent and little for his age at that.• He had been a recruit in his class, a bright young lad.• They've put together a side of young lads and journeyman pros, and that is meant as a compliment.• Hadn't he actually been elected to the State Senate - old Jack Ryan's youngest lad?• Two young lads from Hafnarfjödur, a small fishing village near Reykjavik, were going like loonies.• But Carrick has now gained an age where young lads metaphorically doff their caps and older spectators offer grudging respect.