gad gad  /ˈɡæd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling or lightheadedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months
  2. (n) a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward
  3. (v) wander aimlessly in search of pleasure

Usage(s):

  1. Publisher Van Lear Black of the Baltimore Sun, gad-abouting over Africa and Europe, was forced down last month on the Italian Riviera.
  2. His style is to restlessly gad aboutfrom character to character, from scene to scene always in the name of art, of course.

News

  1. Thanks for Sharing Trailer: Sex Addiction Is Real and Romantically Comedic

    The rom-com game is always on the lookout for fresh sources of conflict, and sex addiction seems as good as any. In Thanks For Sharing, Mark Ruffalo plays a sex addict who starts dating a skeptical Gwyneth Paltrow. Ruffalo also is the mentor to young addict Josh Gad, who in ... More »        
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Vulture

  2. WATCH: Gwyneth Paltrow and Pink Enter the World of Sex Addiction in 'Thanks for Sharing'

    The plot for Stuart Blumberg's Thanks for Sharing is simple: A group of sex addicts must overcome their addiction, while learning how to function in society and inevitably maintain healthy relationships — not an easy task when the average person thinks about sex 15 times a day (like the trailer proclaims). Stars Mark Ruffalo , Pink , Tim Robbins , and Josh Gad , who play recovering sex addicts ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  3. The Trailer for Thanks for Sharing, Starring Mark Ruffalo and Gwyneth Paltrow

    Roadside Attractions has revealed the trailer for Thanks for Sharing , starring Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins, Gwyneth Paltrow, Joely Richardson, Patrick Fugit, Josh Gad and Alecia Moore (AKA P!nk).
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

Quotes

  1. "The interesting outcome from our study is that having GAD may be 'protective' and be associated with an improved cardiac outcome for patients," Professor Parker said. "If GAD encourages people with a cardiac condition to attend to their...
    on Apr 10, 2010 By: Gordon Parker Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "The papers have been sent to the GAD for inquiry," chief secretary Johny Joseph told TOI on Tuesday.
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Johny Joseph Source: Times of India

  3. "A lot of dialogue was improvised," Wilson said. "Jason Sudeikus would say some of the most wildly inappropriate stuff that would come out in a stream of consciousness. Josh Gad had the strangest wiring of his brain. You never knew what he...
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Rainn Wilson Source: HollywoodChicago.com

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