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gad is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of gad in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that my friend josh gad created i'm …”

meanings of gad


  1. One who roams about idly; a gadabout.
  2. A metal bar.
  3. A greedy and/or stupid person.
  4. An indeterminate measure of metal produced by a furnace, perhaps equivalent to the bloom, perhaps weighing around 100 pounds.
  5. A rod or stick, such as a fishing rod, a measuring rod, or a rod used to drive cattle with.
  6. A sharp-pointed object; a goad.
  7. A pointed metal tool for breaking or chiselling rock.
  8. A spike on a gauntlet; a gadling.
  9. Acronym of generalized anxiety disorder.


  1. One of the Israelite tribes mentioned in the Torah, descended from Gad.
  2. A male given name from Hebrew.
  3. The seventh son of Jacob, by his wife's handmaid Zilpah.
  4. A surname​.


  1. An exclamatory interjection roughly equivalent to by God, goodness gracious, for goodness' sake.


  1. To move from one location to another in an apparently random and frivolous manner.

gad frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word gad occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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