Adam and Eve

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"Adam and Eve", by Belgium painter Peter Paul Rubens.

Proper noun[edit]

Adam and Eve

  1. The first man and woman, respectively, according to the Book of Genesis.
    Cain and Abel were the sons of Adam and Eve.

Derived terms[edit]



Adam and Eve

  1. (Cockney rhyming slang) To believe.
    Would you Adam and Eve it, I've only gone an' lost me wallet, ain't I?

Usage notes[edit]

  • Restricted to a few set phrases, such as "would you Adam and Eve it?".