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grad1

[grad] /græd/
noun, Informal.
1.
a graduate.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; by shortening

grad2

[grad] /græd/
noun
1.
one hundredth of a right angle.
Also, grade.
Origin
1905-10; < French grade degree < Latin gradus step
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British Dictionary definitions for grads

grad

/ɡræd/
noun
1.
(informal) a graduate
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Word Origin and History for grads

grad

n.

abbreviation of graduate (n.), attested from 1871.

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Slang definitions & phrases for grads

grad

modifier

: a grad student/ grad reunion

noun

A graduate: college grad (1871+ Students)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for grads

grad

graduate
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