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American English: /læd/
British English: /lad/

Translation of lad in Spanish:


  • 2 (fellow) (British) [colloquial]
    cuate (masculine) (Mexico) [colloquial]
    gallo (masculine) (Chile) [colloquial]
    the lads played very well
    los chicos or muchachos jugaron muy bien
    come on, lads!
    ¡vamos, chicos or muchachos!
    he's one of the lads
    es muy buen compinche [colloquial]
    he goes out with the lads on Fridays
    los viernes sale con los amigotes [colloquial]
    he's a bit of a lad
    le gustan las faldas
    Example sentences
    • ‘I want to put as much pressure as possible on the lads in the first team,’ said Nelsen.
    • The crowd is rapturous, whistling and shouting for more, and by the side door the lads are practically mobbed.
    • Once we'd boarded the team coach the lads began calling their loved ones.
    Example sentences
    • Reggie is a bit of a lad.
    • They know he is a bit of a lad, but they like a president who gets things done.
    • Sutton's reputation as a bit of a lad who likes the rough and tumble ignores a few home truths.
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