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    • US Pronunciation
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    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ey-dree-uh n]
    • /ˈeɪ dri ən/
    • /ˈeɪdrɪən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-dree-uh n]
    • /ˈeɪ dri ən/

Definitions of adrian word

  • noun adrian Edgar Douglas, Baron Adrian. 1889–1977, English physiologist, noted particularly for his research into the function of neurons: shared with Sherrington the Nobel prize for physiology and medicine 1932 3
  • noun adrian a masculine name: fem. Adrienne 3
  • noun adrian Adrian IV(born Nicholas Breakspear) 1100?-59; pope (1154-59): the only Eng. pope 3
  • noun adrian E(dgar) D(ouglas)1st Baron Adrian of Cambridge 1889-1977; Eng. neurophysiologist 3
  • noun adrian 1459–1523, Dutch ecclesiastic: pope 1522–23. 1
  • adjective adrian Relating to the Adriatic Sea. 0

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adrian popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% 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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