scads


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scad 1

 (skăd)
n. pl. scad or scads
Any of several carangid fishes chiefly of the genus Decapterus, especially D. punctatus of the western Atlantic.

[Origin unknown.]

scad 2

 (skăd)
n. Informal
often scads A large number or amount: Scads of people are in the hall.

[Origin unknown.]

scads

(skædz)
pl n
informal a large amount or number
[C19: of uncertain origin]

Scads

 a lot of; heaps, 1869; U.S. money, 1809; a slab of peat or a tuft of grass, 1880.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scads - a large number or amountscads - a large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
Translations

scads

[skædz] NPLmontones mpl
we have scads of itlo tenemos a montones, tenemos montones de eso
References in classic literature ?
"'Then I'll have to trouble you for a few scad until--'
SCADS is among a number of pet shelters that have been inundated with abandoned pets this summer.