Dad vs. Lad

Dad vs. Lad — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Dad and Lad

Dadnoun

A father.

Ladnoun

A boy or young man.

Dadnoun

(informal) A father, a male parent.

He hadn't seen his dad in years.

Ladnoun

(Informal) A man of any age; a fellow.

Dadnoun

(familiar) Used to address one's father

Happy Father's Day, Dad!

Ladnoun

(British) A boy or young man.

Dadnoun

(slang) Used to address an older adult male

Ladnoun

(British) A Jack the lad; a boyo.

I think he reckons he's a bit of a lad.Last night I was out drinking with the lads.

Dadverb

(transitive) To throw against something; to dash.

Ladnoun

A familiar term of address for a young man.

Come here, lad, and help me shift these boxes.

Dadnoun

an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk

Ladnoun

A groom who works with horses (also called stable-lad).

Ladnoun

The penis.

Ladnoun

a boy or man;

that chap is your hostthere's a fellow at the doorhe's a likable cuss

Ladnoun

a male child (a familiar term of address to a boy)