Definition of tad noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//tæd//
; NAmE NAmE//tæd//
a tad [singular] (informal)
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a very small amount Could you turn the sound down just a tad? Word Originlate 19th cent. (denoting a small child): origin uncertain, perhaps from tadpole. The current usage dates from the 1940s.
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