from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- interj. Used to express farewell.
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- interj. goodbye
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- interj. Adieu; farewell; good-by; -- chiefly used among Spanish-speaking people.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Adieu; good-by.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a farewell remark
In Bolivia the word adios is sparsely or never used.
Two weeks with a Sony PRS-700: Audio, and 'adios' - And now I come to the end of my two-week experiment with the Sony Reader PRS-700.
I mean, if they took the side of a wild, unruly anarchist bomb-thrower like Obama (the candidate supported by mere voters, which makes him automatically suspect in the eyes of the MSM), they could kiss any possible future inside the system 'adios'.
As someone whom he failed to represent for many years, I say "adios" with a great sense of relief.
Australians are in a frenzy because their PM said 'adios'....
When that phase of things ended, we waved them "adios" and thought we'd give ourselves a vacation for a few weeks, but we were introduced by a neighbor to a different jefe.
Finally, he realizes I am not interested when I bid him an avocado firm "adios," and he heads back from where he started.
So I said "adios" and tossed it in the you-know-what.
When, if ever, should one use "adios" as a greeting to passers by?
The designers told me they have about two weeks left, then it's "adios" until the WGA strike is over.