Adam meaning

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In the Bible, the first man and the husband of Eve.
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Relating to or characteristic of the neoclassic style of furniture and architecture originated by Robert and James Adam.
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Relating to a style of English furniture and architecture characterized by straight lines and ornamental motifs of garlands, medallions, etc.
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A masculine name.
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The first man: Gen. 1-5
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not know someone from Adam
  • Not know someone at all.
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the old Adam
  • The supposed human tendency to sin.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

not know someone from Adam
the old Adam

Origin of adam

  • Late Latin Adam, Ādam from Hebrew ’ādām human being, Adam ℵdm in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition