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From the name of its founder, Adolf “Adi” Dassler.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. The German sports apparel manufacturer adidas AG, formally founded in 1949.

Further reading[edit]


Adidas (plural Adidas or Adidases)

  1. A clothing product of this brand, especially a pair of shoes.
    • 1986, Chris Crutcher, Stotan!, HarperCollins, →ISBN, page 98
      I walked through the door and Jeremy had hung himself from the rafters. A stepladder was kicked over and his Adidas dangled right above my eye level.
    • 2007, Anthony Ham and Alison Bing, Morocco, Lonely Planet, →ISBN, page 45
      nobody expects you to wear a headscarf or a Tuareg blue Turban in town – and these days, even Tuaregs wear Adidas.