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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A farewell remark.

Usage examples (37)
  • adieu! she cries; and waved her lily hand.
  • "Perhaps when you have read my history, the dreadful word adieu --"
  • I must bid "adieu" although I am an atheist, go figure! to you, mon ami.
  • "whole pack in full cry" of the Roman children running by the side and calling adieu to dear Tante Lise. for more
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  • Sometimes it is difficult to say "adieu" (goodbye) without making a big "ado" (fuss or bother) after a dinner party "a deux" (intimately for two).
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