Definition of Laddie

1. Noun. A male child (a familiar term of address to a boy).

Exact synonyms: Cub, Lad, Sonny, Sonny Boy
Generic synonyms: Boy, Male Child



Definition of Laddie

1. n. A lad; a male sweetheart.

Definition of Laddie

1. Noun. (context: Scottish dialect) a small boy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Laddie

1. a lad [n -S] - See also: lad

Medical Definition of Laddie

1. A lad; a male sweetheart. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laddie

ladder logic
ladder polyether
ladder snake
ladder snakes
ladder splint
ladder truck
ladderane
ladderanes
laddered
laddering
ladderless
ladderlike
ladders
laddertron
laddery
laddie (current term)
laddies
laddish
laddishness
laddism
laddy
lade
laded
lademan
lademen
laden
ladened
ladening
ladens
lader

Literary usage of Laddie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1898)
"AS EVERY laddie DOES. BY C. GIBSON. OH, when I was a tiny lad I wandered in aI made a sturdy walking-stick to climb the wood, highest hill; ..."

2. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1841)
"Tune—" The Collier laddie." WHERE live ye, my bonnie lass ? And tell me what they ca' ye ; My name, she says, is Mistress Jean, And I follow the collier ..."

3. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads by George Lyman Kittredge (1892)
"A young woman (Maggie in B) has played cards and dice with a rantin laddie till she has won a bastard baby. Slighted now by all her friends, ..."

4. Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc. by David Herd, Sidney Gilpin, George Paton (1870)
"... laddie, With cock'd-up hat and powder'd wig, Black coat and cuffs fu' clear, laddie ; A long cravat at him did wag, And buckles at his knee, ..."

5. The Scottish Songs by Robert Chambers (1829)
"Geordie sits in Charlie's chair, Bonny laddie, Highland laddie; Deil cock him gin he bide there, Bonny laddie, Highland laddie. Charlie yet shall mount the ..."

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