wad Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"wad" in British English

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wadnoun [C]

uk   /wɒd/  us   /wɑːd/
a ​number of usually ​flat and/or ​smallobjectspressedtightly together: a wad of ​banknotes a wad of ​gum She used a wad (= a ​mass) of ​tissues to ​wipe away the ​blood.

wadverb [T]

uk   /wɒd/  us   /wɑːd/ (-dd-)
to ​fold or ​press together something to ​form a ​mass: He wadded his ​towel into a ​ball.
(Definition of wad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wad" in American English

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wadnoun [C]

 us   /wɑd/
a ​number of ​thinpieces of something ​pressed together, or something ​pressed into a ​lump: a wad of ​bills/​cash a wad of ​chewinggum

wadverb [T]

 us   /wɑd/ (-dd-)
to ​fold or ​press together something to ​form a ​mass: He wadded his ​towel into a ​ball.
(Definition of wad from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wad”
in Chinese (Simplified) 一叠, 一捆, 一卷…
in Turkish tomar, deste, topak…
in Russian пачка (денег), комок, шарик…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一疊, 一捆, 一捲…
in Polish plik, wacik…
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