There are 4 main definitions of gad in English:

gad1

Syllabification: gad
Pronunciation: /ɡad
 
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verb (gads, gadding, gadded)

[no object] informal
Go around from one place to another, in the pursuit of pleasure or entertainment: help out around the house and not be gadding about the countryside
More example sentences
  • It is very exciting, but I am here all alone whilst she gads around talking to men with beards.
  • And while you're gadding about, why not visit the biblical-sounding Burning Mountain - which actually is burning, and has been for about a thousand years, ever since an underground coal seam caught fire.
  • With Americans gadding around in high-riding 4WD off-roaders, Puerto Santo Tomás hardly qualifies as remote: If we could make it in our car, it isn't remotely remote.
Synonyms
gallivant about, traipse around, flit around, run around, travel around, roam (about/around)

Origin

late Middle English: back-formation from obsolete gadling 'wanderer, vagabond', (earlier) 'companion', of Germanic origin.

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exclamation

archaic
An expression of surprise or emphatic assertion: By gad! You look young for a doctor!

Origin

late 15th century: euphemistic alteration of God.

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There are 4 main definitions of gad in English:

Gad3

Syllabification: Gad
Pronunciation: /ɡad
 
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1(In the Bible) a Hebrew patriarch, son of Jacob and Zilpah (Gen. 30:9-11).

Definition of gad in:

There are 4 main definitions of gad in English:

Gad4

Syllabification: Gad
Pronunciation: /ɡad
 
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exclamation

Origin

late 15th century: euphemistic alteration of God.

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