relating to a style of English furniture and architecture characterized by straight lines and ornamental motifs of garlands, medallions, etc.
Origin of Adamafter Robert and James Adam, 18th-c. British architects, its originators
- a masculine name
- Bible the first man: Gen. 1-5
Origin of AdamClassical Hebrew (language) ; from adam, a human being
not know someone from Adam
not know someone at all
the old Adam
the supposed human tendency to sin
Relating to or characteristic of the neoclassic style of furniture and architecture originated by Robert and James Adam.
In the Bible, the first man and the husband of Eve.
Origin of AdamLate Latin Adam, Ādam, from Hebrew ’ādām, human being, Adam; see ℵdm in Semitic roots.