An illustration depicting Adam and his wife, Eve.
Adam definition by Webster's New World
Origin: after Robert and James Adam, 18th-c. British architects, its originators
- a masculine name
- Bible the first man: Gen. 1-5
Origin: Classical Hebrew (language) ; from adam, a human being
Adam definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Late Latin Adam, Ādam, from Hebrew ’ādām, human being, Adam; see אdm in Semitic roots.
, Robert 1728-1792.
adam - Phrases/Idioms
not know someone from Adam
the old Adam