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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How to use Adele in a sentence
JR: Adele is I hear very upset, the Kardashians are very upset.
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.
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.
Before the end of that time a messenger brought him a letter from Adele, saying that she was well and comfortable.
So saying, he left the room, and went to look after the horse, leaving Adele and Rupert to their new-found happiness.
"An officer and eight men," he whispered to Rupert as he leapt into the saddle, while Rupert lifted Adele on to the pillion.
Then he went off at a run and joined the marquis, who with Adele was waiting anxiously at the distance he had asked him.
Long ere the forts were reached Adele was fast asleep below, while her father and Rupert paced the deck anxiously.