An abbreviation of 'radical'--a term made popular by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Still primarily used by people on the West Coast who find words like 'cool', 'awesome', and 'tight' to be tired and overused; 'rad' is generally considered to be a much higher praise than the aforementioned superlatives. Also used as a general expression of awe.
The handsome, young English actor who most recently portrayed Roger Gosselyn in the 2004 film, Being Julia. He is also, indeed, impossibly good looking & possesses the talent necessary for a successful acting career.
Tom Sturridge is so gorgeous, that his appearance in teen magazines will be inevitable.
1. (noun) A competition in which two or more people, usually (but not exclusively) male, urinate with the intention of producing the stream with the furthest distance.
2. (noun) Meaningless though nonetheless entertaining event or act in which people try to outdo one another.
The conversation between the two men was merely a pissing contest, both were trying to impress the attractive woman standing nearby with their wit and intelligence.