Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of adieu.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The party broke up within an hour and cheerful and affectionate adieux were made.

    "The War of the Planets" by Harl Vincent, part 3

  • Their adieux were in a conventional tone, which concealed their happiness.

    The Ball at Sceaux

  • With these hasty adieux, Nicholas mounted nimbly to his seat, and waved his hand as gallantly as if his heart went with it.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • Snittle Timberry vacated the chair, and the company with many adieux and embraces dispersed.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • “Oh, wake him if you can, and carry him off with you!” said Florentine, returning to the salon to receive the adieux of some departing guests.

    A Start in Life

  • Noon approached, and after many adieux and promises to return, he tore himself away.

    The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club

  • A second letter told Colonel Watson, The game is up, and send Mrs. Watson, you and Graham my adieux.

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • “Give my very best regards and adieux to your cousin.”

    The History of Pendennis

  • The other gentlemen and ladies de la societe look on and exchange mute adieux with the departing friends.

    Roundabout Papers

  • With this reason Poinsinet was obliged to be content; and so paid his rounds of visits, and repeated his dismal adieux.

    The Paris Sketch Book

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  • Goodbye.

    October 12, 2008