- a female given name: from a Germanic word meaning “noble.”
Also A·del·a [uh-del-uh, ad-l-uh] /əˈdɛl ə, ˈæd l ə/.
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Examples from the Web for adele
JR: Adele is I hear very upset, the Kardashians are very upset.Joan Rivers: Our Last Interview
September 4, 2014
Sure, making your way on to the Grammy's stage with absolutely no press credentials is a feat, but you just don't mess with Adele.
Finally, there are Beyoncé and Adele, who represent divas in 2014.Mariah Carey Is the Last of the Traditional Divas
May 29, 2014
When Adele won Best Solo Pop Performance, Sediuk stormed the stage, attempting to accept the award in Adele's stead.
He's made an entire career of accosting celebrities, from Bradley Cooper to Will Smith to Adele.
He had not been near Mr. Love since Adele had accepted the epicier.Night and Morning, Complete
This was silly because, in fact, she didn't care a bit about Lantier or Adele at this time.
For instance, you know the two girls who lodge at my place, Adele and Virginie.
The truth was she often took a cup of coffee with Adele and Virginia, when the girls had any money.
Just fancy, last night, when Adele came home, I heard a man's footsteps with hers.