A diminutive of the male given name Thaddeus or Thaddaeus. (proper-noun)
Examples of word Tad
Adam Weinberg, the museum director, said this party was successful, raising $3.2 million—because of Mr. Tomkins, who has covered the art scene at the magazine for a last half-century and goes by the nickname "Tad."
The game was played in Tad Gormley Stadium - the Green Wave's first outdoor home contest since 1974.
Without another word Tad sat down with his feet dangling over, then crawled cautiously down the steep wall.
In 2008, Mr. Edwards IV, known as Tad, opened up a new firm, Benjamin F. Edwards & Co., dedicated to recreating the corporate culture of his father's company.
I called Kayla that night and asked her to call Tad and leave him a message.