[ uh-del ]

  1. 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/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Adele in a sentence

  • Her father was then alone with his fiancée—the word was grotesque to Adela; it was already as if the place were her home.

    The Marriages | Henry James