verb (used with object), brad·ded, brad·ding.
- bradbury, ray,
Origin of brad
Examples from the Web for brad
Joy Woodhouse calls in to tell her bickering boys Brad and Dallas to “get this out of your system” before Christmas.
Brad Rutter is trying to turn his trivia fame into entertainment.From Socially Isolated Nerd to Jeopardy! Bad Boy: A Thank You Note|Arthur Chu|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cast Angelina Jolie in that role with Brad Pitt as the cave hubbie, and maybe we have a blockbuster in the making.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fight for marriage equality and legal cases has “sucked the air out of the room for other organizations,” says Brad Becker.Sex, Suicide, and Homework: The Secret World of the Telephone Hotline|Tim Teeman|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Maintaining the high caliber of guest to which his viewers have become accustomed, Galifianakis welcomes Brad Pitt to the ferns.
The sailor hurried away, leaving Brad to question Felicia still further about the road they had taken outside of Prescott.Frank Merriwell's Triumph|Burt L. Standish
He grasped Brad by the shoulder, pulling him half-way out of the booth.Dan Carter and the River Camp|Mildred A. Wirt
“Fenderson Featherhead” is his cue—but it comes later, Brad.The Bicyclers and Three Other Farces|John Kendrick Bangs
“That castle has atmosphere too,” Brad agreed, highly pleased.Dan Carter and the Haunted Castle|Mildred A. Wirt
Mr. Hatfield made the second trip, finally coming back for Brad and Dan, the only ones left on the far shore.Dan Carter Cub Scout|Mildred A. Wirt
Word Origin for brad
"small wire nail," late 13c., brod, from Old Norse broddr "spike, point, arrow," from Proto-Germanic *brozda- (cf. Old English brord "point, prick, blade of grass," Old High German brort "point, edge, crown"), from PIE *bhrs-dh-, from root *bhars- "projectile, point, bristle" (see bristle (n.)).