Gad - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡæd|  American pronunciation of the word gad
Brit.  |ɡad|  British pronunciation of the word gad

noun

- an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
- a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward (syn: spur)

verb

- wander aimlessly in search of pleasure (syn: gallivant)

Examples

She gads about a lot.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: gad
he/she/it: gads
present participle: gadding
past tense: gadded
past participle: gadded
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