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wad

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwadwad1 /wɒd $ wɑːd/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 GROUP OF THINGSa thick pile of pieces of paper or thin materialwad of 🔊 a wad of dollar bills2 MATERIALa thick soft mass of material that has been pressed togetherwad of 🔊 a wad of cotton wool
Examples from the Corpus
wadShe opened her handbag, and pulled out a wad of banknotes.I saw him trying to press a wad of cash into the woman's hand. She wouldn't take it.By dealing in dollars you avoid paying high exchange fees or going home with a wad of pesos.a wad of bubble guma wad of dollar billsThe biggest wad of that cash, however, did not go into software, chips, or computers.She tried nibbling at the bulbous wad of meat and then at the toasted roll.The 20s, 50s and 100s were wrapped with rubber bands in wads of $ 1,000 each.And then I saw my wad of bills lying on the floor.I took the wad of twenties out of the bag and stuffed them into the back pocket of my jeans.The wads of crumpled transaction slips bulging out of wallets and desk drawers will be no more.
wadwad2 verb (wadded, wadding) 🔊 🔊 wad something ↔ up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
wadYou could wad it up into a ball with your fingers, light it, and heat your coffee.
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Verb table
wad
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theywad
he, she, itwads
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywadded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave wadded
he, she, ithas wadded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad wadded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill wad
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have wadded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam wadding
he, she, itis wadding
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you, we, theyare wadding
Past
I, he, she, itwas wadding
you, we, theywere wadding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been wadding
he, she, ithas been wadding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been wadding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be wadding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been wadding
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