Adamsian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adams +‎ -ian

Adjective[edit]

Adamsian (comparative more Adamsian, superlative most Adamsian)

  1. Of or relating to Douglas Adams (1952–2001), English writer, humorist, and dramatist.
    • 1995, Brian M. Stableford, Algebraic Fantasies and Realistic Romances
      In the Adamsian worldview the legendary four horsemen, were they to arrive at all, would be far more worried about whether they ought to stop off for a hamburger before getting on with the job than anything to do with their actual work []
    • 2005, Douglas Adams, ‎Dirk Maggs, ‎Bruce Hyman, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Radio Scripts (page 222)
      one of the greatest pieces of Adamsian whimsy in existence
    • 2012, Nicholas Joll, Philosophy and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (page 23)
      Other Adamsian enthusiasms included: fast cars; restaurants; Bach, the Beatles, Pink Floyd and Dire Straits; []