Associations to the word «Adam»

Pictures for the word «Adam»


ADAM, proper noun. (Abrahamic religions) The first man and the progenitor of the human race.
ADAM, proper noun. A male given name.
ADAM, proper noun. (figuratively) Original sin or human frailty.
ADAM, proper noun. (with second or last) Jesus Christ, whose sacrifice, in Christian theology, makes possible the forgiveness of Adam's original sin.
ADAM, proper noun. Designating a neoclassical style of furniture and architecture in the style of Robert and James Adam.
ADAM, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.
ADAM AND EVE, proper noun. The first man and woman, respectively, according to the Book of Genesis.
ADAM AND EVE, verb. (Cockney rhyming slang) To believe.
ADAM AND STEVE, noun. (humorous) A phrase, often satirical, recasting the Biblical couple of Adam and Eve as a homosexual couple, Adam and Steve. In context, it may be used as a pejorative against either homosexuality or religious opposition to it.
ADAM TILER, noun. (idiomatic) (archaic) (slang and cant) A pickpocket's accomplice; the person who takes the goods a pickpocket steals and leaves with them.
ADAM TILERS, noun. Plural of Adam Tiler

Dictionary definition

ADAM, noun. (Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythology; the first man and the husband of Eve and the progenitor of the human race.
ADAM, noun. Scottish architect who designed many public buildings in England and Scotland (1728-1792).
ADAM, noun. Street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine.

Wise words

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