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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-uh m for 1, 3, 5–8; a-dahn for 2, 4]
    • /ˈæd əm for 1, 3, 5–8; aˈdɑ̃ for 2, 4 /
    • /ˈæd.əm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-uh m for 1, 3, 5–8; a-dahn for 2, 4]
    • /ˈæd əm for 1, 3, 5–8; aˈdɑ̃ for 2, 4 /

Definitions of adam word

  • noun adam the first man, created by God: the progenitor of the human race (Genesis 2–3) 3
  • noun adam Adolphe. 1803–56, French composer, best known for his romantic ballet Giselle (1841) 3
  • noun adam Robert. 1728–92, Scottish architect and furniture designer. Assisted by his brother, James, 1730–94, he emulated the harmony of classical and Italian Renaissance architecture 3
  • adjective adam in the neoclassical style made popular by Robert Adam 3
  • adjective adam relating to a style of English furniture and architecture characterized by straight lines and ornamental motifs of garlands, medallions, etc. 3
  • noun adam a masculine name 3

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adam popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 94% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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