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Alternative clues for the word toad

Goose : gaggle :: ___ : knot

"The Wind in the Willows" character

Wart giver, in old wives' tales

Tailless amphibian

Warty hopper


Kenneth Grahame character

Loathsome one

Wart-covered creature


Little hopper

Warty-skinned critter

Lowly one

Sticky-tongued critter

Despicable sort

Pad sitter

Contemptible one

Woodland creature


See 10-Across


It takes grubs for grub

Herpetologist's catch

Mr. ___ of "The Wind in the Willows"

Loathsome person

Loathsome sort

Prey for a hognose snake

Land hopper

Horse : herd :: ___ : knot

Cousin of a frog

Kenneth Grahame's ___ Hall

Repulsive one

Wart causer, in legend

Odious one

Herd : horse :: knot : ___

Disgusting one

Its eye may be part of a witch's brew

Moneybags in "The Wind in the Willows"

Fly catcher

Wart cause, in folklore

Detestable one

Relative of a frog

Fly-catching creature

Repulsive sort

*Natter, e.g.

"The Wind in the Willows" hopper

Ugly one

Creature known scientifically as Bufo bufo

Lowly sort

Pod : whale :: knot : ___

Horned ___ (certain lizard)

Warty creature

*Prey for a garter snake

Repugnant sort

Despicable one

Vile sort

Prey for a heron or garter snake

Amphibian that doesn't really cause warts

Any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping

Semiaquatic and terrestrial species

Word with stone or stool

Salamander's relative

Kind of stool


Frog's cousin


Friend of 35 Across

"The Wind in the Willows" hero

Ugly hopper

Bufo, e.g.

Object of disgust

Horned _____ (lizard)

Miniature hopper

"The Wind in the Willows" critter

Wart giver?

Hog-nosed snake's prey

Tree denizen

Prince in disguise

Agua or bufo

Swamp denizen

Kermit's cousin

Object of aversion


Word with hop or tree

Frog's relative

Bufo or agua

Marshland hopper

Tree or hop

Disgusting person

Warty amphibian


Skunk's prey

Hateful person


Contemptible person

His pad's the pond, at times

Word definitions for toad in dictionaries

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ NOUN spadefoot ▪ It is typical of species that breed in short-lived pools, like the spadefoot toad . ▪ Western spadefoot toads burrow into the wash bottom, emerging to produce another batch of mosquito larvae-eating tadpoles...

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Toad \Toad\, n. [OE. tode, tade, AS. t[=a]die, t[=a]dige; of unknown origin. Cf. Tadpole .] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of batrachians belonging to the genus Bufo and allied genera, especially those of the family Bufonid[ae] . Toads are generally...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 An amphibian similar to a frog with shorter back legs and a drier, more ragged skin. 2 A very unpleasant man.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
c.1300, from late Old English tadige , tadie , of unknown origin and according to OED with no known cognates outside English. Applied to loathsome persons from 1560s. Toad-strangler "heavy rain" is from 1919, U.S. Southern dialectal.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species [syn: frog , toad frog , anuran , batrachian , salientian ]

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
A toad is any of a number of species of amphibians in the order Anura (frogs) that are characterized by dry, leathery skin, short legs, and parotoid glands .

Usage examples of toad.

Ayla missed the chorus of marsh frogs, though the flutey trill of variegated toads was still a refrain in the aleatoric medley of night music.

Pawnbroker Fang, who will sell the root to somebody like the Ancestress, who will squat like a huge venomous toad upon a folk deity whose sole purpose in life is to aid the pure in heart.

Some areolar tissue free from elastic tissue was next procured from the visceral cavity of a toad, and moderately sized, as well as very small, bits were placed on five leaves.

The moment a man answered her right back instead of getting his dander up, why, she flashed a smile fit to charm the warts off a toad.

No---if that had happened, Trent would have turned Fanchon into a toad and stepped on her---and he would not have bothered to keep Bink prisoner.

Steroids similar to those in the cardiac glycosides are found in the secretions of the salivary glands of toads, and these are called toad poisons.

An eyeless white toad burped greasily at him from the top of a deformed skull.

Certain fish and toads that live in desert regions hibernate for long years, until the erratic rainfall returns and summons them back to life.

There was something about his manner, the movement of his eyes, the quality of his smile, that reminded her of the toads that hid in the mud during the rainy season, only their eyes showing as they lurked for bugs.

Once the grinning idol of Hoom, devil god of the Chac Yuul, had leered down upon the splendid hall, squatting like a huge, obscene toad atop the dais of many steps.

And he has the same capacity for constant incredible sweating that always made Marlon Bain look to Hal, both on-court and off-, like a toad hunched moist and unblinking in humid shade.

Nature herself probably was dreaming of that first maternity when she evolved the Surinam toad of the isthmian countries to the south of here, that fantastic toad which bears its babes through the skin of its back.

When Cullen wrote his Materia Medica, he had seriously to assail the practice of giving burnt toad, which was still countenanced by at least one medical authority of note.

In Natterjack toads, for example, males produce booming calls to attract females.

Then he kicked himself to a sitting position, squatted there like a toad and looked steadily at Tressa Norne out of small red-rimmed eyes.