- wadwad1 [wäd]n.[ML wadda, wadding < ?]1. a small, soft mass or ball, as a handful of cotton, crumpled paper, etc.2. a lump or small, compact mass (of something) [a wad of chewing tobacco]3. a mass of soft or fibrous material used for padding, packing, stuffing, etc.4. a plug of hemp, tow, paper, etc. stuffed against a charge to keep it firmly in the breech of a muzzleloading gun or in a cartridge☆ 5. Informal a roll of paper money☆ 6. Slang a large amount, esp. of moneyvt.wadded, wadding1. to compress into a wad☆ 2. to roll up (paper, etc.) into a wad3.a) to plug with a wadb) to force or stuff [to wad oakum into a crack]4. to line or pad with or as with wadding5. to hold (a charge) in place by a wadwaddern.wad2 [wäd]v.Scot. var. of WOULD
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.